Movies like The Black Box

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The Black Box (2005)
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The Black Box (2005)
Original name: La Boîte noire
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accident survivor wakes from a coma and confronts old, uncomfortable memories.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, haunted by the past, memory loss, crimes, investigation, unfulfillment, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, losing-it hero, crime investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, cat, female nudity, dream, coma, psychiatrist, amnesia, memory, murder, femme fatale, psychosis, smell, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, texas

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Most similar movies to The Black Box

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, mystery, deadly, danger, murder, investigation and life is a bitch mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Black Box: Iron Doors (2010), Shutter Island (2010), The I Inside (2004), Last Hours in Suburbia (2012), Assumed Killer (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
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Iron Doors (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man must escape from a mysterious locked vault before he dies of dehydration.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: survival, race against time, confined, captivity, isolation, running out of air, self discovery, secret place, danger, losing-it hero, heroes, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
 8.2
 1.1M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, investigation, paranoia, mental illness, psychiatrist, psychology, island, uncover truth, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 10K
The I Inside (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, hospital, mystery, murder, nightmare, memory, uncover truth, mind game, paranoia, dishonesty, investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2000, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Last Hours in Suburbia (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Grace is accused of playing a role in a deadly accident, her best friend reaches out from beyond the grave to unveil the truth behind what happened.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, uncover truth, false accusation, dishonesty, mystery, life is a bitch, best friends, crimes, accident, car accident, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.6
 399
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, murder, investigation, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, amateur detective, danger, uncover truth, journalism, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 646
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, investigation, hopes, deadly, uncover truth, mentally unstable, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, haunted house, estate, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, neo noir, investigation, dishonesty, obsession, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, search, private detective, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 786
Cortex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trapped in an old folks home where people keep going missing, an ex-cop must overcome his Alzheimers to find out who is killing people in this jigsaw thriller.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, clinic, deadly, law enforcement, elderly, retirement home, death, alzheimer's disease, golden years, crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.1
 2K
Riddle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly & Nathan Teller live in a small town in Pennsylvania. Holly is on the cheerleading team and has a close relationship with her younger brother Nathan, who is subjected to bullying at school. Nathan is taken for a car ride one day by ...
Style: serious, mind bending, disturbing, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, small town, uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, college, secret place, social relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Inju: The Beast in the Shadow (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The writer and college professor, Alexandre Fayard, researches and gives lectures about the gruesome literary work of the mysterious Japanese writer Shundei Oe, considered by him to be the master of manipulation.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: neo noir, mystery, dishonesty, stalking, obsession, crimes, danger, lifestyle, deadly, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, geisha ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, police detective, investigation, abduction, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, isolation, confined, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 1K
The Intruder (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Vansant is an emergency physician from Brussels who is desperately searching for his daughter who ran away from home and is now missing for eighteen months. He meets a girl of whom he thinks that she knows what happened to his daughter but the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: missing person, loss of daughter, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, buried truth, crimes, hunter, parent child relationship, village life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 2K
Solstorm (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While in a party promoted by her chief and friend Måns Wenngren, the fiscal attorney, Rebecka Martinsson, receives a call from her former sister-in-law, Sanna Strandgård, telling that her brother and preacher Viktor was murdered, stabbed and with ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, murder investigation, legal investigation, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, woman in danger, uncover truth, false arrest, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 57
Astonishing (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mandy's life turns upside down after getting into a car accident.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: deadly, danger, crimes, mystery, couples, apocalypse, insecurity, chinese, urban setting, alienation, identity crisis, body swapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
McBride: Dogged (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, dedicated lawyer, riddles and clues, legal, mystery, legal investigation, danger, courtroom drama, deadly, bathroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 440
The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, deadly, a vision, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 13K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, injustice, tragic event, revenge, fall in love, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, disorder, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Into the Arms of Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two years ago, Andy Barker suffered serious brain damage in a car accident. In the last two days however, memories have started creeping back, triggered by family portraits and strange locations. Andy has a brother who has gone missing and a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, memory loss, human nature, bandit, amnesia, fratricide, death of brother, losing-it hero, prank, paint, body painting, epileptic seizure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.5
 13
Eroded (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: "It is said that when left unhealed, the past can destroy our lives. When Billy Reid and his sister Sheila lose loved ones in a horrific accident, they must face the aftermath together. For Billy, that aftermath and the secrets that lie within ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, family problems, memory loss, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, family in crisis, destiny, loss, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, mistaken identity, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, riddles and clues, murder, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, crimes, investigation, mysterious character, psychopath, murder, supernatural ability, ghost, supernatural, deadly, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, mind bending, serious
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mentally unstable, mystery, investigation, mental illness, obsession, hospital, losing-it hero, stalking, mind game, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Mark of the Angels - Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, riddles and clues, interpol, investigation, danger, partners, crimes, deadly, society, kidnapping, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, track down, deadly, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, danger, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Have Mercy on Us All (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Paris, many citizens go to the precinct after the doors of their apartments have been sprayed with a 4 and the letters "clt". When a dweller is found mysteriously dead in his apartment, Detective Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg and his partner ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, plague, danger, crimes, chase, law enforcement, deadly, warning, riddles and clues, murder, investigation, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: memory loss, police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, murder, deadly, mystery, mind game, master criminal, life is a bitch, terrorism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, turkey, paris france, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beneath the Dark (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving to a wedding in Los Angeles through the Mojave Desert, Paul and Adrienne pull off the highway and into Roy's Motel and Cafe. This roadside artifact proves to be a strange and surreal place with an unsettling mix of travelers, who force ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: isolation, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, confined, mysterious character, danger, disorder, couples, infidelity, haunted by the past, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 299
Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, rock, memory loss, puzzle, danger, mystery, law enforcement, chases and races, best friends, life is a bitch, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Where Truth Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Driven to drink by his wife's death, a tormented doctor is committed to an experimental rehab.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), insanity, murder, rape, sedation, mystery, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, mental institution, graphic violence, figment, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, riddles and clues, murder, deadly, law enforcement, danger, whodunit, crimes, stalking, battles, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%