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Nightmare Alley (2021)

Nightmare Alley (2021)

An ambitious carnival man with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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Perfect Stranger (2007)

Perfect Stranger (2007)

Rowena Price is a muckraking reporter for a New York paper. When her story about a closeted gay Senator who preaches family values is spiked, she quits and soon finds herself investigating the grisly murder of a childhood friend. Her friend had been dumped by ad exec Harrison Hill, so he's Rowena's …prime suspect. Rowena gets a job at the ad agency as a temp, and she's soon the object of Hill's attentions. She's helped in her subterfuge by Miles Haley, a friend at the paper who has a secret thing for her. Everyone, it seems, has secrets, including Hill, who must keep his affairs from his wife - her money fuels his lifestyle. Murder will out? (Read More)

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marital infidelity
unfaithful boyfriend
tuxedo
femme fatale
double cross
secret
photograph
flashback
sex
female nudity
blood
interview
party
surprise ending
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panties
shower
telephone call
cell phone
corpse
blood splatter
mirror
computer
drink
vomiting
lingerie
dead body
sex standing up
reporter
newspaper
stabbing
stabbed in the chest
internet
subway
child abuse
trial
drawing
bath
old woman
latex gloves
grave
stalker
beaten to death
fired from the job
poison
undercover
product placement
cover up
court
manipulation
american flag
witness
laptop
policewoman
newspaper headline
closeted homosexual
red dress
loss of friend
stabbed in the stomach
morgue
assault
gossip
sadomasochism
parking garage
womanizer
following someone
burial
dead woman
tension
co worker
advertising
sexual harassment
aerial shot
dead man
e mail
wedding ring
abusive father
looking at self in mirror
female reporter
nude woman murdered
family secret
framed for murder
mannequin
unfaithful husband
being followed
investigator
assumed identity
eye
subway station
child molestation
jury
mind game
quitting a job
computer hacker
giving a toast
obsessive love
sushi
fatal attraction
texting
bmw
internet chat
shrine
new york skyline
internet dating
u.s. senator
hacking
advertising agency
intern
investigative reporter
personal assistant
newspaper editor
eye witness
verdict
frottage
female artist
advertising executive
cadaver
adulterous husband
philanderer
pseudonym
old people's home
shallow grave
blown cover
jealous wife
fireplace poker
closing credits sequence
dead woman in morgue
planted evidence
weeping woman
temp worker
retina scan
fixation
calla lily
caught spying
heineken beer
pornography addict
security check
expert witness
internet chatroom
reebok
gay politician
dilated pupil
stoker
victoria's secret
hiding a body
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The Black Dahlia (2006)

The Black Dahlia (2006)

In 1946, the former boxers Dwight "Bucky" Bleichert and Lee Blanchard are policemen in Los Angeles. Lee has a good relationship with his chief and uses a box fight between them to promote the department and get a raise to the police force. They succeed and are promoted to homicide detectives, workin…g together. Bucky becomes a close friend of Lee and his girlfriend Kay Lake, forming a triangle of love. When the corpse of the aspirant actress 'Elizabeth Short (I)' is found mutilated, Lee becomes obsessed to solve the case called by the press Black Dahlia. Meanwhile, Bucky's investigation leads him to a Madeleine Linscott, the daughter of a powerful and wealthy constructor that resembles the Black Dahlia. In an environment of corruption and lies, Bucky discloses hidden truths. (Read More)

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tuxedo
reference to adolf hitler
flash forward
confession
femme fatale
secret
photograph
cigarette smoking
bare chested male
bare breasts
flashback
based on novel
nudity
blood
…
violence
female frontal nudity
male rear nudity
dancing
singing
knife
lesbian kiss
leg spreading
three word title
panties
pistol
based on true story
topless female nudity
voice over narration
shootout
beating
corpse
blood splatter
fistfight
shot in the chest
slow motion scene
falling from height
painting
lingerie
interrogation
voyeur
color in title
criminal
subjective camera
cleavage
foot chase
newspaper
flashlight
band
strangulation
death of friend
throat slitting
diner
boxing
white panties
scantily clad female
shot in the forehead
bartender
racial slur
locker room
liar
champagne
cover up
knocked out
death of child
scar
gym
film within a film
election
typewriter
cross dressing
class differences
newspaper headline
dismemberment
blood spatter
black american
child murder
girl in panties
riot
pornography
waiter
killing an animal
no panties
breaking and entering
sexual attraction
mutilation
watching a movie
hollywood california
boxer
dysfunctional marriage
new year's eve
following someone
broken leg
ambition
earthquake
crime scene
anti semitism
switchblade
underage drinking
partner
gash in the face
millionaire
movie set
falling to death
exploding head
disembowelment
pride
autopsy
death of sister
shadow
crow
torso cut in half
hit with a baseball bat
dead dog
female female kiss
doppelganger
post world war two
promiscuous woman
cremation
gun in mouth
fountain
spiral staircase
true crime
police chief
gardener
whodunit
police captain
unconsciousness
hollywood sign
chandelier
boxing match
burnt body
shot through the mouth
coward
aspiring actress
disfigured face
mugshot
antique
racial discrimination
socialite
plant in title
flash camera
publicity
throat cut
woman wearing black lingerie
bigot
garrote
hidden money
new year's eve party
cigarette holder
movie projector
fall to death
candelabra
model airplane
sparring
screen test
racial violence
smoking after sex
unsolved crime
pet store
hollywood boulevard
lesbian slur
year 1946
cut in half
teeth knocked out
movie extra
attacked from behind
swing music
u.s. sailor
reference to victor hugo
human branding
porno film
stag film
building contractor
long shot
reference to rita hayworth
bird's eye shot
first person narrative
santa barbara california
black dahlia
chinatown los angeles
reference to peter lorre
forensic psychologist
pellet gun
falling through a staircase
chelsea smile
conga line
mug shot
stuffed dog
reference to david o selznick
zoot suit
16mm projector
glasgow smile
police pathologist
reference to gene autry
scottish american
birdseye shot
deputy district attorney
sex on a kitchen table
reference to bugsy siegel
reference to mickey cohen
southern american accent
ming vase
pack of hundred dollar bills
reference to the keystone kops
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Original Sin (2001)

Original Sin (2001)

When a man selects a mail order bride, he is surprised to see the beauty who appears before him. She alleges that she sent false photos to him to assure that he would love her for what she is and not for her beauty. However, what she is is a con artist, prostitute, and actress, who teams with a fell…ow actor to steal money from men. What she does not expect is that she falls in love with her new husband and ultimately must decide between him and her sadistic former lover. Contains explicit sex including sadistic acts as Thomas Jane cuts Jolie's back with a knife as part of their lovemaking. (Read More)

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con artist
carnival
fugitive
flash forward
confession
femme fatale
lie
shooting
photograph
bare chested male
male nudity
flashback
female nudity
based on novel
…
blood
violence
female frontal nudity
male rear nudity
gun
sex scene
kiss
fight
dancing
party
surprise ending
voice over narration
crying
underwear
horse
mirror
remake
slow motion scene
drink
bare butt
mask
letter
tears
cafe
piano
prayer
male pubic hair
criminal
orphan
bedroom
opera
candle
prisoner
boxing
bird
cigar smoking
talking to the camera
coffee
costume
champagne
poison
possession
passion
suitcase
bank
scar
pursuit
horse riding
rat
suspicion
kissing while having sex
trust
tea
desire
fainting
servant
bride
faked death
orphanage
parade
festival
false identity
orchestra
breakfast
cannon
backstage
impostor
broken glass
theatre audience
card playing
bathing
cuba
deceit
wedding ring
prison cell
pier
passionate kiss
horse and carriage
private investigator
investigator
scheme
gun held to head
theatre production
foreplay
morocco
ecstasy
sunrise
palm tree
respect
groom
disillusionment
dead bird
cuban
port
unwanted kiss
plantation
poker game
sailing ship
bird cage
impersonator
borderline personality disorder
havana cuba
remake of french film
bank manager
blowing a kiss
cutting
bank account
cloak
sponge
kissing breasts
salad
orchestra conductor
caged bird
escape plan
mail order bride
handwriting
theatrical play
blank bullet
steamship
missionary sex position
two in a bath
delaware
suicidal thought
coffee plantation
canopy bed
edwardian age
edwardian fashion
oxymoron
death of bird
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Focus (2015) is one of the best movies like Nightmare Alley (2021)

Focus (2015)

Nicky Spurgeon is an extremely accomplished con man who takes an amateur con artist, Jess, under his wing. Nicky and Jess become romantically involved, and with Nicky's profession of being a liar and a cheater for a living, he realizes that deception and love are things that don't go together. They …split, only to see each other three years later... And things get messy. (Read More)

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grifter
con artist
wristwatch
flash forward
femme fatale
double cross
bare chested male
flashback
blood
one word title
sex scene
interracial sex
title spoken by character
party
…
surprise ending
pistol
topless female nudity
cell phone
woman on top
beating
shot in the chest
slow motion scene
punched in the face
written by director
bikini
held at gunpoint
sunglasses
car crash
interrogation
f word
bound and gagged
strangulation
ambulance
montage
tied to a chair
anti hero
necklace
bartender
racial slur
training
binoculars
character repeating someone else's dialogue
product placement
long take
bodyguard
laptop
suspicion
casino
atm
card game
revelation
scene during opening credits
helmet
mouse
american football
crying woman
psychology
female tied up
parking garage
duct tape over mouth
interracial romance
stealing a car
argentina
new orleans louisiana
black eye
blood on shirt
balcony
bet
ethnic slur
black bra and panties
con man
suffocation
bag of money
illusion
jewelry
pickpocket
woman crying
market
computer cracker
billionaire
latin america
department store
interracial kiss
pharmacy
woman in bra and panties
woman wearing only a man's shirt
south america
reference to twitter
horse race
buenos aires argentina
neck brace
reference to bill clinton
abandoned warehouse
finger gun
race track
attempted robbery
chrysler building manhattan new york city
tear on cheek
football game
spaniard
illusionist
flash drive
male tied up
asian man
football stadium
distraction
female thief
contact lens
interracial love
obese man
pack of money
tape over mouth
airbag
duct tape gag
black man white woman relationship
reference to bill gates
strangling
stolen wallet
reference to kevin costner
sleight of hand
buenos aires
horse track
reference to whitney houston
confidence trick
gambling addict
racing car
stolen watch
woman wearing a black bikini
black man white woman kiss
black man white woman sex
pretending to be drunk
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Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

New Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tra…cks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly the beginning of this life of crime, he's been pursued by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty. What starts as cat and mouse becomes something akin to father and son. (Read More)

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implied sex
rainstorm
con artist
scam
fugitive
flash forward
confession
double cross
lie
photograph
cigarette smoking
bare chested male
flashback
dog
sex scene
…
dancing
singing
party
chase
pistol
based on true story
voice over narration
arrest
letter
vomiting
held at gunpoint
sunglasses
prostitution
handcuffs
classroom
prayer
revolver
manhattan new york city
criminal
f word
foot chase
bra
ambush
california
disguise
mansion
montage
diner
prisoner
toilet
map
nonlinear timeline
dinner
judge
marriage proposal
necklace
on the run
pilot
binoculars
character repeating someone else's dialogue
businessman
fbi
uniform
pay phone
champagne
umbrella
audition
product placement
race against time
suitcase
christmas tree
lightning
bank
speech
high school student
loss of father
premarital sex
cinema
ex convict
handgun
typewriter
europe
washington d.c.
record player
runaway
eyeglasses
nerd
waiter
teen angst
what happened to epilogue
loss of virginity
heavy rain
tape recorder
comic book
jail cell
fbi agent
watching a movie
hollywood california
movie theater
fraud
blockbuster
florida
impersonation
phone booth
pool
womanizer
broken leg
watching television
movie theatre
attorney
unfaithful wife
italian american
impostor
job interview
egypt
new orleans louisiana
miami florida
theatre audience
escape attempt
christmas eve
engagement
choir
blind man
family dinner
casual sex
divorcee
wedding reception
flight
southern accent
con man
new job
secret service
set up
imperative in title
louisiana
assumed identity
war hero
fake identity
physician
wallet
jukebox
bully comeuppance
stewardess
laundromat
call girl
department store
newspaper article
flight attendant
unsubtitled foreign language
handcuffed
emergency room
jock
atlanta georgia
prosecutor
underage sex
prison visit
madrid spain
forgery
inmate
orchestral music score
cadillac
embezzlement
parole
divorced parents
overhead camera shot
reference to james bond
man wearing glasses
animated credits
frenchman
banquet
bilingualism
flash camera
world war two veteran
cat and mouse
vinyl
dental braces
money falling through the air
impersonator
phonograph record
pendant
half sister
suitcase of money
condominium
animated title sequence
high school principal
slide projector
telling a joke
printing press
cockpit
motivational
braces
expert
counterfeit
frenchwoman
name change
yearbook
bank teller
telephone box
engagement party
substitute teacher
running away from home
source music
fake passport
mile high club
co pilot
forger
jazz score
cheque
scam artist
tarmac
attorney general
wolf whistle
slideshow
paying for sex
lutheran
diploma
loan officer
get rich quick scheme
medium format camera
check book
reference to the new york yankees
bank foreclosure
bank fraud
mislaid trust
ex model
tax fraud
candy striper
confidence trick
used car dealer
leitmotif
reference to mickey mantle
tax evader
label
music score features saxophone
reference to ian fleming
air hostess
bar exam
marseilles france
rotary club
pan am
solicitation of prostitution
check fraud
luncheonette
shreveport louisiana
eclair
fraudster
new rochelle new york
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Femme Fatale (2002)

Femme Fatale (2002)

The thief Laurie Ash steals the expensive diamond jewel called 'Eye of the Serpent' in an audacious heist during an exhibition in Cannes 2001 Festival. She double-crosses her partners and is mistakenly taken as Lily, a woman who lost her husband and son in an accident and is missing since then, by a…n ordinary family. One day, while having bath in Lily's bathtub, Lily comes back home and commits suicide. Laurie assumes definitely Lily's identity, goes to America where she marries a rich man, who becomes the Ambassador of USA in France. When Laurie returns to France, her past haunts her. (Read More)

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tuxedo
confession
femme fatale
double cross
photograph
cigarette smoking
bare chested male
flashback
female nudity
f rated
blood
female frontal nudity
gun
…
kiss
fight
lesbian kiss
leg spreading
surprise ending
panties
telephone call
fondling
corpse
blonde
face slap
camera
arrest
falling from height
sunglasses
lingerie
dead body
interrogation
bathroom
voyeur
river
subjective camera
cleavage
bedroom
woman
bridge
impalement
nonlinear timeline
brunette
dream sequence
scantily clad female
underwater scene
controversy
search
binoculars
black panties
screaming
striptease
mistaken identity
passion
full frontal female nudity
scream
attempted rape
sensuality
split screen
trap
ex convict
obscene finger gesture
killing
girl in panties
identity
no panties
desire
street
dress
tape recorder
hat
bisexual girl
false identity
sexual desire
movie theatre
cynicism
lesbian couple
thrown through a window
frustration
attraction
passionate kiss
room
promiscuity
exhibitionism
video surveillance
confusion
long hair
mental breakdown
eiffel tower paris
film festival
female removes her dress
alone
blackout
sexual tension
restroom
fish tank
cameraman
sexual promiscuity
asthma
framed
mind game
jacket
exhibitionist
hit by a truck
ambassador
paparazzi
loss of child
seductress
hallway
murder witness
russian roulette
sexual frustration
cathedral
murder attempt
mysterious woman
caress
pleasure
night vision goggles
playing footsie
deja vu
pretending to be gay
alternate timeline
identity theft
pendant
cannes
multiple homicide
fall to death
searching
head scarf
lady
english subtitles in original
jewel theft
it was all a dream
nipple slip
ruse
switch
cannes film festival
fake kidnapping
mystery woman
shot in the belly
sexual murder
tabby cat
sex on a pool table
spurned male
spurned man
female to female footsie playing
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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

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punched in the face multiple times
implied sex
rainstorm
mentor
carnival
fugitive
double cross
photograph
cigarette smoking
bare chested male
male nudity
flashback
sex
character name in title
blood
…
violence
gun
kiss
fight
explosion
knife
chase
surprise ending
pistol
fire
voice over narration
cell phone
shootout
beating
corpse
blood splatter
fistfight
machine gun
car accident
shot in the chest
face slap
shot in the head
shotgun
rescue
slow motion scene
punched in the face
camera
arrest
gunfight
brawl
falling from height
mask
based on comic
showdown
held at gunpoint
hand to hand combat
bomb
car crash
interrogation
cafe
revolver
criminal
kung fu
subjective camera
good versus evil
foot chase
gay slur
flashlight
bra
assassin
based on comic book
ambush
axe
ambulance
mansion
mixed martial arts
nonlinear timeline
exploding car
no opening credits
anti hero
one man army
hit by a car
police officer killed
news report
cigar smoking
coffee
shot in the forehead
on the run
attempted murder
public nudity
one against many
library
organized crime
binoculars
beaten to death
danger
costume
prologue
screaming
electrocution
attack
character's point of view camera shot
race against time
statue
knocked out
kicked in the face
tough girl
college student
lightning
opening action scene
bank
scene during end credits
manipulation
bodyguard
tragic event
premarital sex
vigilante
casino
newspaper headline
stylized violence
henchman
ak 47
crime boss
eavesdropping
hand grenade
grenade
assassination attempt
gothic
heavy rain
shot in the stomach
sociopath
helmet
mutant
coma
jogging
walkie talkie
mobster
loss of loved one
kicked in the stomach
loss of wife
nosebleed
desperation
jumping from height
rape victim
rocket launcher
rapist
action heroine
crushed to death
masked man
female warrior
thug
crime scene
pump action shotgun
face paint
bloody nose
explosive
impostor
manhunt
mercilessness
super villain
despair
frame up
butler
amusement park
punched in the chest
dark hero
booby trap
aerial shot
musical number
superheroine
title at the end
disfigurement
knife throwing
public humiliation
tragic hero
gadget
laughing
secret identity
misogyny
death of loved one
dc comics
newspaper clipping
framed for murder
flat tire
photo album
mob boss
tracking device
englishman abroad
shot through a window
bazooka
narrated by character
yelling
face mask
alley
final showdown
taser
hiding in a closet
robber
junkyard
timebomb
strongman
money problems
vigilantism
armored car
computer cracker
freak
comic
librarian
acid
no title at beginning
urban decay
insane asylum
message
ninjitsu
shot in the eye
vigilante justice
based on graphic novel
offscreen killing
crashing through a window
scuba diving
judo
cape
woman in lingerie
mafia boss
hit with a shovel
overturning car
embezzlement
speedboat
crime fighter
woman fights a man
vault
carousel
masked hero
psychological torture
toy gun
theme park
trapdoor
cockney accent
one woman army
car rollover
wanted poster
abandoned warehouse
man hits a woman
anti heroine
evil clown
teenage hero
attempted robbery
secret room
hacking
ticket
fictional city
escaped mental patient
scrapbook
police commissioner
shot
exploding boat
tragic villain
mace
cityscape
time bomb
decoy
gadgetry
hit with a chair
surprise during end credits
woman punches a man
gadget car
laugh
criminal mastermind
pregnant woman murdered
song and dance
armored truck
docks
man fights a woman
male singer
masked vigilante
robbery gone awry
telling a joke
beaten up
gargoyle
harpoon
man punches a woman
super computer
woman in a wheelchair
narcissist
green hair
caged human
blowing a kiss
shipping container
henchwoman
hit with a frying pan
night cityscape
clown makeup
grappling hook
playing card
mallet
hand gun
loud shirt
freakshow
smoke grenade
shot in the belly
quitting job
bowler hat
joker
flipping car
imposter
locked in a cage
costumed hero
master apprentice relationship
video message
female vigilante
smoke bomb
waking up from a coma
amusement park ride
batmobile
sexual encounter
ejection seat
funhouse
hall of mirrors
shot in head
circus freak
sex on roof
loss of sanity
batcave
camera shot of a woman's legs
knockout gas
abandoned amusement park
bearded lady
buzzer
daughter father relationship
dragged along the ground
acid burn
arkham asylum
bat signal
batarang
chemical factory
descent into madness
gotham city
aspiring comedian
semi tractor trailer
supervillian origin
white paint
shooting through the ceiling
shoulder launched missile
batman joker
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Basic Instinct (1992) is one of the best movies like Nightmare Alley (2021)

Basic Instinct (1992)

A former rock star, Johnny Boz, is brutally killed during sex, and the case is assigned to detective Nick Curran of the SFPD. During the investigation, Nick meets Catherine Tramell, a crime novelist who was Boz's girlfriend when he died. Catherine proves to be a very clever and manipulative woman, a…nd though Nick is more or less convinced that she murdered Boz, he is unable to find any evidence. Later, when Nilsen, Nick's rival in the police, is killed, Nick suspects of Catherine's involvement in it. He then starts to play a dangerous lust-filled mind game with Catherine to nail her, but as their relationship progresses, the body count rises and contradicting evidences force Nick to start questioning his own suspicions about Catherine's guilt. (Read More)

Subgenre:
Themes:
Mood:
Locations:
Characters:
Period:
Story:
female psychologist
polygraph test
confession
femme fatale
shooting
cigarette smoking
male frontal nudity
bare breasts
male nudity
female nudity
nudity
blood
violence
female frontal nudity
…
male rear nudity
bondage
two word title
gun
sex scene
kiss
female rear nudity
female full frontal nudity
dancing
nipples
lesbian kiss
leg spreading
chase
surprise ending
panties
topless female nudity
licking
fondling
woman on top
shot to death
underwear
shot in the head
watching tv
undressing
kissing
sex in bed
book
bed
car crash
interrogation
voyeur
male pubic hair
telephone
f word
subjective camera
cleavage
bisexual
bedroom
bra
ambush
california
topless
disguise
stabbing
death of friend
woman
cocaine
stabbed in the chest
female pubic hair
accident
scantily clad female
hit by a car
controversy
police officer killed
smoking
author
black panties
danger
mini skirt
moaning
reading
opening action scene
female full rear nudity
manipulation
female removes her clothes
tragic event
suspicion
murderer
first part
kissing while having sex
cult director
blood spatter
braless
strong female character
pizza
girl in panties
topless woman
ice
identity
no panties
desire
nipples visible through clothing
beer drinking
sexual attraction
loss of loved one
accidental death
blockbuster
psychologist
strong female lead
rock star
female killer
sexual desire
barefoot
rear entry sex
cynicism
partner
stabbed in the neck
nipple
novelist
panties pulled down
perversion
deceit
suspect
dark past
classmate
dead woman with eyes open
gunfire
framed for murder
exhibitionism
female female kiss
bisexual woman
bisexuality
psychopathic killer
hair
promiscuous woman
novel
mental breakdown
mini dress
drunken man
skirt
gun held to head
legs
female psychopath
consensual sex
mind game
exhibitionist
beach house
wrath
cowgirl sex position
murder suspect
look alike
orchestral music score
fatal attraction
murderess
stabbed in the face
hiding under a bed
hitchcockian
breast
caress
film starts with sex
woman smoker
white dress
woman undressing
talking while driving
criminal investigation
dying during sex
death of lover
sexual obsession
extreme close up
tear on cheek
dying words
female writer
budweiser
stairwell
girlfriend girlfriend relationship
clothes ripping
woman moaning from pleasure
killed during sex
woman moaning
moaning woman
woman kills man
borderline personality disorder
rearview mirror
sex act reflected in mirror
butt naked
discotheque
female serial killer
naked butt
woman's bare butt
villainess played by lead actress
smoking in bed
female star appears nude
killed in an elevator
cult movie cast
female psychiatrist
smoking after sex
man and woman in bed
watching a movie on tv
bourbon
ice pick
san francisco bay
shot with a gun
north american giallo
provocation
romantic obsession
puddle
nude man murdered
jack daniels
multiple stabbings
blouse ripping
ice block
chili
narcissistic personality disorder
police psychologist
psychiatric evaluation
inquest
key ring
woman changing clothes
lesbian stereotype
lotus
male star appears nude
playing chicken
real tv show shown in fictional situation
hidden weapon
real movie shown in fictional situation
blood on back
cop having sex with suspect
false ending
lipstick lesbian
spurned male
stabbed with an ice pick
reference to jack daniels
spurned man
picasso painting
graduation photograph
hanging up without saying goodbye
attacked in an elevator
blond wig
ocean front house
panties ripped off
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Trance (2013)

Trance (2013)

A fine art auctioneer mixed up with a gang joins forces with a hypnotherapist to recover a lost painting. As boundaries between desire, reality and hypnotic suggestion begin to blur the stakes rise faster than anyone could have anticipated.

Subgenre:
Themes:
Mood:
Locations:
Characters:
Period:
Story:
opening credits
flash forward
femme fatale
double cross
secret
photograph
bare chested male
male nudity
flashback
female nudity
blood
violence
one word title
female frontal nudity
…
male rear nudity
sex scene
female rear nudity
female full frontal nudity
title spoken by character
surprise ending
labia
pistol
fire
voice over narration
cell phone
woman on top
beating
dream
corpse
shot to death
blood splatter
shot in the chest
remake
shot in the head
shotgun
punched in the face
sex in bed
bare butt
painting
held at gunpoint
interrogation
cafe
hallucination
british
revolver
criminal
shot in the back
f word
subjective camera
gang
strangulation
montage
tied to a chair
subway
exploding car
no opening credits
hit by a car
underwater scene
shot in the forehead
skinny dipping
character repeating someone else's dialogue
electrocution
fantasy sequence
mistaken identity
debt
knocked out
baseball bat
full frontal female nudity
attempted rape
manipulation
bodyguard
premarital sex
murderer
character says i love you
kissing while having sex
subtitled scene
eavesdropping
card game
bullet
revelation
warehouse
electronic music score
sociopath
security camera
mind control
parking garage
art gallery
gas mask
thug
promise
stealing a car
plot twist
hypnosis
black and white scene
time lapse photography
exploding head
alternate reality
gasoline
female doctor
lens flare
brain
auction
memory loss
text messaging
shot through a window
villain played by lead actor
gambler
fire extinguisher
buried alive
taser
junkyard
head blown off
twist ending
female genitalia
mind game
interracial kiss
body in a trunk
hit by a truck
macguffin
hypnotism
finger cut off
razor blade
russian roulette
car set on fire
metal detector
repeated line
vault
abusive boyfriend
strangled to death
gambling debt
gang leader
shot in the crotch
brain damage
man hits a woman
package
shaved vulva
attempted robbery
man slaps a woman
trance
bald vulva
strawberry
loss of memory
dutch angle
keys
decomposing body
abusive relationship
scotsman
stun gun
moral ambiguity
car keys
manipulative woman
snorricam
art theft
repressed memory
gambling addiction
gas grenade
red car
female star appears nude
ipad
rape attempt
google
dead body in car trunk
night cityscape
wearing a sound wire
it was all a dream
hit with a rifle butt
nude painting
hit on the head with a fire extinguisher
indoor swimming pool
erased memory
unreliable narrator
dead body in a car trunk
hypnotist
inside the mind
virtuality
brain scan
reference to vincent van gogh
compulsive gambler
famous painting
reference to pubic hair
parcel
actor talks to audience
title appears in text
auctioneer
stolen painting
amnesiac
hit with a fire extinguisher
mri
reference to rembrandt
hypnotherapy
fingernail cut off
implanted memory
sex with patient
ex lover ex lover relationship
alfa romeo
art book
knocked out with gun butt
reference to paul cezanne
wearing a wire
setting a car on fire
stolen art
hypnotherapist
suppressed memory
puppet master
triple cross
auction house
based on tv movie
destroying a computer
gambling addict
vertical smile
shot in the penis
gang rape attempt
reference to edgar degas
reference to edouard manet
reference to jan vermeer
shaving of vulva
crazy ex boyfriend
reference to amedeo modigliani
reference to caravaggio
reference to the sistine chapel
tearing a page from a book
reference to iraq
fingernail torture
lost painting
online poker
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Joker (2019)

Joker (2019)

Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City. Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and …disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker. (Read More)

Subgenre:
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Characters:
Period:
Story:
opening credits
blood on wall
psychotronic film
tuxedo
confession
double cross
lie
shooting
cigarette smoking
bare chested male
flashback
character name in title
blood
violence
one word title
…
interview
gun
fight
dancing
title spoken by character
singing
chase
surprise ending
pistol
telephone call
fire
beating
dream
shot to death
underwear
blood splatter
car accident
mirror
shot in the chest
urination
shot in the head
slow motion scene
punched in the face
watching tv
written by director
arrest
mask
letter
based on comic
held at gunpoint
running
car crash
bathroom
neighbor
piano
hallucination
revolver
television
fighting
criminal
telephone
shot in the back
f word
foot chase
newspaper
orphan
based on comic book
ambush
disguise
ambulance
montage
stabbed to death
diner
weapon
subway
joke
child abuse
no opening credits
anti hero
hit by a car
bath
controversy
news report
shot in the leg
shot in the forehead
pain
argument
stalker
microphone
danger
portrait
businessman
clown
protest
locker room
fired from the job
liar
fantasy sequence
pay phone
reading
kicked in the face
opening action scene
diary
domestic violence
long take
scar
pianist
bodyguard
stalking
threat
isolation
sadness
loss of father
rat
suspicion
stage
murderer
loss of mother
profanity
love interest
vigilante
class differences
graffiti
newspaper headline
killing
single parent
maniac
riot
interracial
applause
tv news
live broadcast
answering machine
medicine
revelation
street
heavy rain
looking at oneself in a mirror
sociopath
fame
rage
vandalism
kicked in the stomach
assault
movie theater
nosebleed
videotape
blockbuster
impersonation
phone booth
psycho
tv show
rape victim
following someone
schizophrenia
social commentary
masked man
male underwear
black woman
apartment building
mental institution
rampage
dwarf
tension
face paint
suffering
cynicism
blood on face
hatred
kicking
mercilessness
irony
chaos
discussion
rejection
stabbed in the neck
millionaire
mental hospital
delusion
escape attempt
scissors
medication
butler
laughter
accidental killing
society
refrigerator
stabbed in the eye
loner
dark past
dressing room
social worker
opening a door
existentialism
briefs
laughing
alienation
dc comics
swearing
crowd
psycho killer
media coverage
piano player
serial murder
villain played by lead actor
suffocation
mental patient
magic trick
face mask
alley
notebook
outcast
dark secret
street gang
money problems
mental breakdown
men's bathroom
spiral staircase
subway station
journal
suit and tie
piano playing
staircase
strike
cheering crowd
self defense
hospital room
flare
urban decay
insane asylum
interracial kiss
anarchy
narcissism
stroke
adopted son
nihilism
strong language
man kills a woman
offscreen killing
gun violence
african american woman
male protagonist
altered version of studio logo
white briefs
tv studio
filmed killing
alter ego
death of family
bus ride
matricide
radio news
bloody violence
loss of family
hoodie
cockney accent
unwanted kiss
garbage can
reference to batman
weight loss
finger gun
social decay
evil clown
extreme close up
fictional city
stabbed with scissors
street vendor
abusive mother
deeply disturbed person
tragic villain
subway train
tv host
talk show host
reading a letter
mental asylum
killer clown
mass media
mental disorder
moral ambiguity
criminal mastermind
el train
applying makeup
comedy club
street performer
telling a joke
green hair
burning car
fictional talk show
sick mother
bad mother
smile
anti villain
hospital visit
clown makeup
supervillain
infamy
bleeped dialogue
female psychiatrist
psychological torment
nickname as title
charity benefit
garbage bag
son murders mother
joker
dancing in the street
origin story
irrational behavior
smothered with a pillow
strange behavior
siren the alarm
banging head against wall
questioned by police
urban violence
ill mother
bad guy wins
clown mask
fighting the system
false friend
civil unrest
back alley
criminally insane
public transport
inner conflict
social unrest
trash bag
bloody footprint
dysfunctional society
mayoral candidate
violent outburst
children's hospital
psychological disorder
arkham asylum
driven insane
public transit
street riot
life of crime
gotham city
happy face
exit sign
killer as protagonist
subway ride
villain as protagonist
co worker co worker relationship
killing a rat
blood spattered face
erratic behavior
sad clown
subway platform
sympathetic villain
the joker
white paint
accidentally firing a gun
hit by a taxi
reference to wall street
uncontrollable laughter
urban decadence
dysfunctional person
mass protest
murderer as protagonist
street trash
trash can
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Tell No One (2006)

Tell No One (2006)

The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse of Margot was dumped, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes suspect again. The mystery increases when Al…ex receives an e-mail showing Margot older and alive. (Read More)

Themes:
Mood:
Locations:
Characters:
Story:
wall safe
flash forward
confession
lie
shooting
secret
male full frontal nudity
photograph
cigarette smoking
male frontal nudity
bare chested male
male nudity
flashback
female nudity
based on novel
…
nudity
blood
violence
female frontal nudity
male rear nudity
dog
gun
female rear nudity
fight
female full frontal nudity
lesbian kiss
chase
shower
telephone call
crying
cell phone
beating
corpse
shot to death
underwear
food
horse
car accident
mirror
face slap
shotgun
slow motion scene
punched in the face
watching tv
computer
camera
drink
arrest
undressing
bare butt
rifle
tears
running
dead body
cafe
jail
voyeur
male pubic hair
revolver
telephone
shot in the back
subjective camera
swimming
cleavage
gay slur
newspaper
video camera
mansion
eating
female pubic hair
internet
nonlinear timeline
false accusation
apology
man with glasses
scantily clad female
coffin
assassination
foreign language adaptation
search
van
latex gloves
park
skinny dipping
smoking
binoculars
prologue
key
missing person
cover up
baseball bat
female full rear nudity
long take
gym
disappearance
pursuit
countryside
death of son
threat
horse riding
sadness
rat
suspicion
murderer
tied up
flower
handgun
typewriter
graffiti
heroin
applause
tv news
bow and arrow
revelation
injury
red dress
walkie talkie
loss of loved one
drug abuse
hiding
loss of wife
desperation
driving a car
faked death
street life
clock
homicide
presumed dead
passport
retirement
camera shot of feet
diving
photo shoot
haunted by the past
tension
innocence
surveillance camera
playground
mourning
burglary
lesbian couple
autopsy
e mail
deer
highway
cellphone
suspect
police raid
duck
bruise
nude woman murdered
bench
sports car
tan line
childhood memory
framed for murder
dead dog
nude swimming
anniversary
handshake
dark secret
cremation
street gang
repeated scene
abuse of power
stairway
street market
bitterness
gun held to head
framed
traffic jam
female lawyer
male rape
hired killer
nude girl
cigarette
falling
scene of the crime
playing a video game
dna
stable
emergency room
insurance
body bag
naked dead woman
document
murder of wife
multiple murder
hitchcockian
circular staircase
dead cat
anguish
woman undressing
child rape
criminal investigation
treadmill
climbing out a window
finding a dead body
surveillance footage
intercom
telephone number
trophy wife
crotch shot
apple computer
female in a shower
stun gun
hand kissing
pocket knife
alibi
street kid
wife abuse
safe deposit box
man undressing
pokies
perjury
door bell
wood carving
equestrian
ransacking
hitting a woman
photo studio
sidewalk cafe
audio recording
broken windshield
blood sample
911 call
walking a dog
internet cafe
wiretap
dead body in a car trunk
i.d.
pediatrician
box cutter
childhood love
arm injury
prime suspect
insurance policy
hemophilia
horse jumping
planted evidence
watching a video on a computer
garbage dumpster
breaking a glass
bluffing
slipping and falling
wife beating
bandstand
horse stable
identifying a dead body
body in a car trunk
hunting accident
parisian outskirts
ballistics
street riot
off screen suicide
car pileup
computer store
hiding in a dumpster
state senator
computer search
hunting trophy
mounted deer head
autopsy report
flower delivery
midnight swim
dna sample
dragged by hair
heroin user
internal bleeding
parc monceau paris
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