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Movies similar to Velvet Buzzsaw (2019): Boy Erased, King Cobra, Vampire Boys, Undertow, The Paramedic, Being 17, Marjorie Prime, Knives Out, The Happy Prince, Legend of the Demon Cat.

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Boy Erased (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersGay, Teens, Artists, Writers
PlotReligious, Computers, Basketball, Art, On real events
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hotels, Party, College

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

King Cobra (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 5.6)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersGay, Horses, Photographers
PlotDeath, Blackmail, Weapon, Money, Computers, Internet, On real events
PlaceUSA, Beach
StyleAction, Disturbing

Based on a stranger than fiction true story, King Cobra is a deliciously dark, twisted plunge into the behind-the-scenes world of the pornography industry. A young Sean Paul Lockhart (using the stage name 'Brent Corrigan') is a fresh-faced wannabe adult video performer. He is moulded into a star by Stephen (aka Bryan Kocis), a closeted gay porn mogul who runs the skin flick empire Cobra Video from his seemingly ordinary suburban home. But as Brent’s rise and demands for money put him at odds with his boss, he also attracts the attention of a rival producer, Joseph Kerekes, and his unstable lover, Harlow Cuadra, who will stop at nothing to squash Cobra Video and steal its number one star.

Vampire Boys (2011)
Mark2 (imdb: 2.8)
Genrehorror, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersVampire, Gay, Students
PlotSupernatural, Love triangle, Death, Love
PlaceLos Angeles

Jasin and his vampire brood's time is running out. In order for them to survive, Jasin needs to find a mortal to turn into a vampire to spend eternity with. Los Angeles provides plenty of young candidates. The brood has their eyes set on Tara, a young, gorgeous blond college student. Tara is open to the idea of becoming a vampire, but someone else enters the picture to disrupt the brood's plans. Caleb, a fresh face college student new to Los Angeles, keeps dreaming of a mysterious stranger. At school, Caleb meets the stranger, Jasin, and they have an instant connection. The problem is that time is short, and Jasin needs to convince Caleb that eternity as a vampire can be a very sweet life.

Undertow (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryPeru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration01:40
CharactersGay
PlotSupernatural, Love triangle, Death, Ghosts
PlaceVillage
StyleSoulful, Touching, Gloomy

A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.

The Paramedic (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersDogs, Students, Hackers, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Death, Depression, Money, Missing people, Computers, Obsession, Love triangle, Abduction, Viruses, Loneliness, Gambling, Fight
PlaceTrains, Hospitals
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix

Unable to face his new reality in a wheelchair, Ángel develops a deadly obsession with the woman who left him and unleashes a sinister revenge plot.

Being 17 (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersFriends, Gay, Dogs, Teachers
PlotFirst love, Death, Depression, Snow, Computers, Basketball
PlaceSchool, Mountains
TimeNew Year, Winter

Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

Marjorie Prime (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Gay, Cats, Pianists, Old man, Bartenders
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Religious, Death, Jealousy, Political, Computers, Mind reading, Loneliness
PlaceParty, Islands, Beach

A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.

Knives Out (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Writers, Detectives, Maids, Dogs, Lawyers, Old man
PlotInvestigation, Cheating, Intrigue, Chase
PlaceEstate, Mansions
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Atmospheric, For men

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

The Happy Prince (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Germany
Duration02:17
CharactersGay, Writers, Poets
PlotLove, Death
Time19th century

In 1895, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was the most famous writer in London, and Bosie Douglas, son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry, was his lover. Accused and convicted of gross indecency, he was imprisoned for two years and subjected to hard labor. Once free, he abandons England to live in France, where he will spend his last years, haunted by memories of the past, poverty and immense sadness.

Legend of the Demon Cat (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, detective, biography, history
CountryChina, Japan
Duration02:03
CharactersDemons, Emperors, Cats, Poets
PlotDeath, Investigation, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceChina

During the Late Tang Dynasty, a manor is invaded by a demon cat and a sense of unrest befalls the capital of Changan. A poet is charged with investigating the case and meets up with a monk. The two work together and pull apart the thread of clues to reveal a history of truths leading to the events.

Spell (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersFamily, Witch
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death, Witchcraft, Pursuit
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Creepy, Smart

A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

Harpoon (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy
CountryCanada
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel, Love, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Fancy

Rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension emerge when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean under suspicious circumstances.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Friends, Zombie, Spiders, Monsters
PlotDamn things, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceSmall cities
TimeHalloween
StyleDisturbing, For a group of friends, Depressive, Tense

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

Polaroid (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, Norway, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersPhotographers
PlotSupernatural, Damn things, Death, Ghosts
StyleDepressive, Disturbing, Creepy

High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end. Bird and her friends must survive one more night as they race to solve the mystery of the haunted Polaroid before it kills them all.

After (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Students, Demons
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Ghosts
PlaceCollege, Russia
StyleBy books, Disturbing

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersSingle mothers, Family
PlotGhosts, Death, Supernatural, Investigation, Fate, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.

A Simple Favor (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersSisters, Single mothers, Artists
PlotMissing people, Investigation, Mystery, Blackmail, Death, Cheating
PlaceLake, Small cities
StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

Lizzie (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersMaids, Lesbians, Gay, Lawyers, Sisters, Birds, Photographers
PlotDeath, Investigation, Money, Weapon
PlacePrison, Trains, Court
Time19th century
StyleTense

Massachusetts, 1892. An unmarried woman of 32 and a social outcast, Lizzie lives a claustrophobic life under her father's cold and domineering control. When Bridget Sullivan, a young maid, comes to work for the family, Lizzie finds a sympathetic, kindred spirit, and a secret intimacy soon blossoms into a wicked plan.

Lords of Chaos (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Gay, Cats
PlotMusic, Sects
PlaceNorway

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

Out of Blue (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCats, Singers
PlotWeapon, Investigation, Computers, Black holes

Mike Hoolihan is an unconventional New Orleans cop investigating the murder of renowned astrophysicist Jennifer Rockwell, a black hole expert found shot to death in her observatory. As Mike tumbles down the rabbit hole of the disturbing, labyrinthine case, she finds herself grappling with increasingly existential questions of quantum mechanics, parallel universes, and exploding stars. The hunt for a killer draws a detective into an even larger mystery: the nature of the universe itself.




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