Smell movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant smell movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, enigmatic, suspense, stylized and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with smell, murder, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, blood, mentor and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
smell movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as smell: Parasite (2019), Polyester (1981), Border (2018), The Girl with All the Gifts (2016), Beyond the Woods (2018), The Brave Little Tailor (2008), Walking Tall (2004), The Black Box (2005), Outlander (2008), #Horror (2015).

List of smell movies

Parasite (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: wealthy family, housekeeper, scheme, basement, unemployment, poor family, maid, class differences, home invasion, rich poor, unemployed, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: south korea, seoul, asia
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, misfit, pornography, suburbs, abortion, satire, strangulation, family relations, foot fetish, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
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Border (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a border guard with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers encounters the first person she cannot prove is guilty, she is forced to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.
Style: art house, rough, neurotic, bleak
Plot: troll, sadistic psychopath, child molestation, father daughter relationship, baby, child abuse, border guard, body horror, animal cruelty, deformity, child pornography, childhood trauma ...
Place: sweden, finland, eastern europe
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The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: dark, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, pandemic, apocalypse, zombie child, little girl, blood, eaten alive, infection, military, bunker ...
Time: future
Place: london
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Beyond the Woods (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gathering of friends is thrown into chaos by the opening of a mysterious fiery sinkhole near their secluded holiday home.
Plot: forest, workaholic, isolation, lost in the woods, breakup, decapitated head, threesome, cottage, irish, smell, bisexuality, supernatural ...
Place: ireland
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The Brave Little Tailor (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Poor but confident and resourceful tailor David trusts, after killing seven flies in one swat, he's a match for any challenge and sets out to prove himself in the wide world. After luck and cunning help him deal with giant Lothar, he arrives at ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: dare, flowers, king, cell, stuttering, loyalty, dinner, brother brother relationship, bed, party, fight, monster ...
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Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: ex soldier, stripper, small town, fighting crime, ex military, swat team, police corruption, casino, tough law enforcer, fighting the system, machismo, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Black Box (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accident survivor wakes from a coma and confronts old, uncomfortable memories.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, hospital, memory loss, investigation, unfulfillment, crimes, losing-it hero, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, crime investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, texas, paris france
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Outlander (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The man must fuse his advanced technology with the weaponry of the vikings to fight the monster.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, alien encounter, vikings, viking, deadly creature, ancient, vengeance, alien invasion, uninhibited rivalry, battles, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century, future
Place: norway, europe
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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, disorder, salesman, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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#Horror (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events, a group of 12 year old girls face a night of horror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic
Plot: mystery killer, slumber party, internet, secret, mental illness, death, murder, estrangement, popularity, blood, chase, missing person ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Nutcracker and The Mouseking (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany, Croatia, UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The fairytale story revolves around a young prince who - along with his entourage - is turned into a nutcracker through his own ungrateful and selfish behaviour, and awaits a kindly soul who'll release him from the spell. The mouse-king seeks ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, danger, rescue, wish come true, imaginary, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, escapades, child as adult, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town's sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and ...
Style: psychotronic, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, magician, spell, secret passageway, clock, uncle, back from the dead, demon, friendship, orphan, halloween, warlock ...
Time: year 1955, 1950s, 50s
Place: michigan
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Life Back Then (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Kyohei Nagashima (Masaki Okada) has shut away the world. During his high school days he was the target of bullying and experienced horrifying moments. Now as a young adult Kyohei takes a new job. He works for a company that specializes in cleaning ...
Plot: grief, bullying, bedroom, prayer, teenage boy, cliff, playground, mini skirt, document, flashback, beach, calendar ...
Place: japan, east asia, tokyo
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Tonight She Comes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a girl goes missing, two of her friends and a mysterious set of strangers find themselves drawn to the cabin in the woods where she disappeared. They will laugh, they will drink, they will kiss, they will make love, and THEY MUST ALL DIE.
Style: rough, bleak, scary, enigmatic, psychotronic ...
Plot: ritual, demon, spell, worship, murder, cult, best friend, faith, forest, shack, cabin in the woods, butt naked ...
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Sami Blood (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ...
Style: harsh
Plot: corporal punishment, racism, identity, coming of age, boarding school, teenage girl, teacher, book, poetry, school, undressing, library ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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96 Souls (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A university research scientist, about to lose funding and status, has a lab accident and discovers he can see people's true intentions -- making his situation even worse.
Style: spiritual, light, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: science, homelessness, research, supernatural power, psychoanalysis, hallucination, spirituality, faith, supernatural, laboratory, experiment, evidence ...
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Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: touching, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, talking animals, countryside, bull, animals, pacifist, kindness, girl, escape, farm, village, adaptation ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, back from the dead, mortician, cannibalism, nuclear, monster, nudity (full frontal - brief), crematorium, living dead, undead, attic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
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Rape Climax! (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Director Hisayasu Sato helmed this peculiar tale about a woman known as Locker Baby because she was left in a bus station locker as an infant. Locker Baby is raped by a man clad in black leather, traumatizing her still further, and driving her to ...
Style: light
Plot: rape, dream, pharmacy, necklace, necrophilia, nipple, past, water, death, handheld camera, drug, lesbian rape ...
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Screwball '94 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A teenage boy awakens a ghost from an antique pot. To be reincarnated the ghost must help his present day counterpart by helping him find romance.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: cumshot, hell, gay joke, peeping tom, antique, castration, afterlife, seduction, parent child relationship, sexual fantasy, reincarnation, aphrodisiac ...
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The Key (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Calamity by four-year old might be another title for this tense, humorous drama. In the story, a four year old boy (Mohammed Aladpoush) is left at home with his baby brother while his mother goes out shopping. She has told him to give the baby his ...
Plot: apartment, absent mother, catastrophe, bird, photograph, survival, strong female character, child protagonist, broken bottle, gas leak, shovel, woman wearing glasses ...
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Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, dramatic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, mentor, blind character, human nature, depression, ex military, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely friendships, thanksgiving, change of heart, student ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
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Proof (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Style: witty, serious, sincere, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, disability, blind character, photographer, blind man, couples, power relations, romance, couple relations, master and servant, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, cannes, new york, california, melbourne ...
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, dark fantasy, perfume, dangerous attraction, insanity, woman in danger, corpse, killings, genius, deadly ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film begins in a flashback from the titular character, Antoine. We are introduced to his fixation with female hairdressers which began at a young age. The film uses flashbacks throughout and there are frequent parallels drawn with the past. We ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, fall in love, family relations, suicide, hairdresser, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, destructive relationship, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: france, normandy
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Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, doctor, humiliation, mind game, revenge, human nature, price of justice, rivalry, couples, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, chile, barcelona spain, south america, barcelona ...
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Box of Moon Light (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, humorous, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, stranger, free spirit, friends, unfulfillment, introspection, phone sex, infidelity, vandalism, engineer, life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
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In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, sexy, erotic, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, obsession, geisha, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, jealousy, bdsm, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
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Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
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Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, supernatural ability, high school, teenage love, supernatural power, teenage life, transformation, youth, life turned upside down, teen romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico, japan, france
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