Movies like The Confidant 2010

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The Confidant (2010)
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The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a full scholarship. A complicated web of lies, gambling, murder and a pact between friends sends an innocent friend to prison and the other to fame. After spending eleven years in prison, the innocent comes to collect a debt and is determined to have the life he was promised... by any means necessary.
Style: neo noir, bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, rough, sexy, realistic, suspense
Plot: gambling, betrayal, murder, intrigue, best friends, vengeance, rivalry, obsession, crimes, ambition, dishonesty, friends, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, sexual content, love, sex, erotica, female nudity, african american, surrealism, neglected wife, wife pregnant by another man, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Confidant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, danger, rivalry and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Confidant: The Truth (2010), The Devil's Dominoes (2008), Favor (2013), From the Inside (2010), The Serpent (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, heist, couples, crimes, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, vengeance, home invasion, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, car accident, devil, mafia, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, cons and scams, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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45%
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The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, obsession, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, blackmail, photographer, deaf, lawyer, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: tense, sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, betrayal, dangerous attraction, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, vengeance, love affair, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, technophobia, dishonesty, sexual content, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, obsession, voyeurism, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, manipulation, obsession, couple relations, crimes, couples, friends, power relations, uninvited guest, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, frame up, husband wife relationship, criminal, murder, revenge, ex convict, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, stripper, violence, surrealism, bar fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, buried alive, barbershop, undercover, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Below the streets of New York is a dark and dangerous world hidden in the shadows of abandoned subway tunnels and miles of forgotten infrastructure. When a young documentary filmmaker goes into these tunnels to uncover the unseen stories of the ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, tunnel, secret place, police, crimes, murder, violence, culture clash, social misfits, misfit, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, workplace, wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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30%
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Clean Break (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller about a couple who own an advertising agency. The husband apparently commits suicide, but the police and the insurance company decide to investigate his death.
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, investigation, betrayal, infidelity, crimes, stalking, love, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, woman in danger, corrupt officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, gangsters, vengeance, loss of partner, family relations, crimes, murder, disorder, family in danger, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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30%
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Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, human nature, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, life turned upside down, feud, murder, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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29%
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The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, sibling rivalry, violence, siblings relations, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: disorder, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, hitman, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, couples, psychopath, rivalry, investigation, crimes, journalism, dishonesty, vengeance, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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28%
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The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, family in danger, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, rivalry, strong violent content, mexican, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, tough heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ten 'til Noon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Between 11:50 and 12:00 noon, a crime is commited. In the same ten minute period, we follow the lives of the ten people, all connected to this crime. As we see each person's point of view, we are propelled closer and closer to the truth of what ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, disorder, couples, vengeance, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, crimes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.4
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Death Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American photographer has an affair with a mysterious woman (Yoshikawa), which leads him into a confrontation with the occult.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, couples, rivalry, crimes, wilderness, dishonesty, mentally unstable, infidelity, vengeance, love affair, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 1K
Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, truth or dare, sex scene, graphic violence, sexual content, wild party, homicide detective, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
 638
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, breakup, crimes, infidelity, couples, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.7
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One in the Gun (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sexy brain teaser of a thriller with nods to classic film noir of the past mixed with a post-modern flair of David Lynch-style surrealism and surprises. When Mickey Lewis, a homeless struggling artist crosses paths with Katrina, the beautiful rich ...
Style: neo noir, serious, twists and turns, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: femme fatale, couples, love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, infidelity, strong sexual content, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, wealth, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%