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List of the best movies like Betrayal (2012): Mysteries of Lisbon, Broken Embraces, Anna Karenina, Motherland, The Other Man, The Divide, Haider, Zandalee, The Passion of Darkly Noon, Far North.

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Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryPortugal, France
Duration04:32
CharactersPriests, Orphans
PlotRevenge, Friendship, Love triangle, Jealousy, Intrigue
PlaceSchool
Time19th century
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Epic

The tragic story of the many lives of Father Dinis, his dark origins and his pious works, and the different fates of all those who, trapped in a sinister web of love, hate and crime, cross paths with him through years of adventure and misfortune in the convulsed Europe of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration02:15
CharactersWriters, Businessmen, Actors
PlotLove, Revenge, Obsession, Love triangle, Jealousy
StyleTwisted plot, To cry, Smart, Gloomy, Serious

Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, Passion, Loneliness, Love triangle, Love with age difference
PlaceRussia, St. Petersburg
TimeMiddle Ages, 19th century
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:08
CharactersFamily, Writers, Fathers
PlotLove, Time travel, Friendship, Death, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, Islands, Russia, India
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

Igor, a Russian oligarch gets into a heated argument with Eva, his estranged daughter whilst traveling on his private jet. Igor orders the plane to land. As the plane touches down Eva disappears into the Goan jungle. Thus begins Igor's desperate search for his only daughter. A search that will bring him and Eva into contact with various characters who in turn are trying to find their own paths through life. Makar, a guy from Novosibirsk, who is desperately searching for enlightenment. Alexey and Kristina are ending their marriage here, while Dimon and Lenya are raising hell and pushing Goa to its partying limits. Kosmos the Guru ("just don't call him that") dispenses the chemicals that in a bat of an eyelid will take you to an alternate reality. There are different destinies here. There are a myriad of people. But all of them have one Motherland, which is easy not to love as long it is close to you

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotLove, Chess, Obsession, Death, Love triangle
PlaceItaly, England
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:40
PlotRevenge, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceIndia
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
PlotLove, Revenge, Passion, Obsession, Love triangle
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Belgium
Duration02:39
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Investigators
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Religious, Love triangle
PlaceForest
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

Desire torments a former cultist taking refuge at the home of a scantily clad woman whose husband is away.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersThieves, Husky, Soldier, Shamans
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Hunting, Love triangle, Curses
PlaceArctic
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

In the arctic, as Saiva is being born, a shaman declares that she is evil and will bring harm to all who become involved with her. Saiva is cast out of her tribe of herders and grows up to live a nomadic existence with Anja, a young woman she adopts as an infant. Then Loki, an injured and starving soldier, stumbles into their isolated lives. The women nurse him back to health, but treachery, violence and doom await them all.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryWest Germany, USA
Duration01:56
PlotPassion, Obsession, Conspiracies
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersAccountant
PlotRobbery, Passion, Love triangle
PlaceTexas
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersWomanizers
PlotRevenge, Love triangle, Jealousy, Fate
PlaceFrance
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
PlotPassion, Obsession, Pursuit, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleSerious

The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration01:44
CharactersHunters, Single mothers
PlotSurvival, Missing father
PlaceRussia, Australia
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Atmospheric

Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:56
CharactersHeroes, Family, Alcoholics, Neighbors, Poor
PlotRevenge, Justice, Uprising
PlaceRussia, Small cities, Hostel
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, To cry, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy

The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotPassion, Friendship, Love triangle
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon Nick's loyalties are put to the test when he begins an affair with restaurateur Jo Ann -- a love interest of Mac's -- unwittingly leading his friend into a police-orchestrated trap.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryDenmark
Duration01:53
CharactersDisabled people
PlotLove triangle, Love with age difference
PlaceHospitals
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching

Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the hospital where he meets Cecilie and falls madly in love with her.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersBartenders
PlotPassion
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

While traveling for work in a city far from their homes, a novelist and a corporate accountant find themselves in bed together. Although she’s married, and he’s seeing someone, their intense attraction turns a one-night stand into an unexpected relationship and a respite from the obligations of daily life. Through a series of moments – some profound, some silly, some intensely intimate – we see a portrait of an evolving relationship that could become the most significant one of their lives.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:34
CharactersWitch, Teachers, Family, Cats, Poor
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Witchcraft, Fate
PlaceSchool, Islands, Trains, Russia
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

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Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Saudi Arabia
Duration01:41
PlotReligious
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Gloomy, Serious

A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersGangsters
PlotAbduction, Passion, Obsession, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

Arun who has seen his lover in other man's arms cant forget her beauty and is always distracted by it. And wants to help her in any sought of situation even save her love from kidnappers.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily
PlotRevenge, Cars, Death, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Gloomy, Depressive

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Russia
Duration01:34
CharactersGangsters
PlotRevenge, Death, Pursuit, Rivalry
PlaceRussia
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After spending seven years in jail for an art heist, Frenchman Victor Lambert returns to Moscow to uncover the circumstances behind his son Jeremy's brutal murder. He is backed by his lover Alexandra, and by his ex-partner-in-crime, choreographer Souliman.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountrySpain, Romania, Russia, France
Duration01:57
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Blonde girls, Cannibals, Twins
PlotLove, Abduction, Money, Religious, Snow
PlaceMountains, Beach
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Touching, Serious

Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he's also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersArtists
PlotPassion, Love triangle, Jealousy, Blackmail
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:43
PlotLove, Survival, Loneliness, Depression, Chase
PlaceRussia
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

The protagonist Vlad is a man of about forty; he lives and works as watchman in an old sanatorium that is due to be demolished. He obviously needs this work to live the life of a hermit. One night a married couple appears at the sanatorium: Vera and Stas. They are on the run. They are pursued by former friends and business partners of Stas. Vlad decides to help them, because he too is hiding from the past. Each character is threatened with the inevitable payment for wrong choices in the past, but helping each other, they try to expiate these faults.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
CharactersHeroes
PlotPassion, Fear
PlaceRussia
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

He was his absolute copy – his gestures, body language and jokes were so real, no one suspected the change. Bogdanov looked at the screen as if it was mirror. the double has taken over his tV-show, held meetings with his fans, lived with his women and had drinks with his friends. Bogdanov’s life and identity were erased in an instant. Popular, successful and cynical writer Bogdanov lost everything he has been working on for years building his career. As he clearly sees that the double is better and sincerer than he, he realizes the battle of his life is lost. the only one who wants to have real Bogdanov back is his daughter...

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters
PlotGambling, Revenge, Passion, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceCasino, Night Clubs
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Smart, Noir

A gambler discovers an old flame while in Argentina, but she's married to his new boss.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Police, Disabled people
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Friendship, Funeral
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fancy, Black humor, Serious

Five different criminals face imminent death after botching a job quite badly.





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