Movies like The Chaser

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The Chaser (2008)
 7.8
 66K
The Chaser (2008)
Original name: 추격자
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, twist ending, bloody, suspenseful, brutal, dark, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, revenge, crimes, pimp, interrogation, race against time, murder mystery, violence, chase, murder, brutality, disappearance, woman in danger, police detective, investigation, kidnapping, missing person, prostitute, torture, nudity (full frontal - brief), guilt, police corruption, call girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, seoul, korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about crimes, violence, murder, serial killer, brutality, deadly and police investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Chaser: Memories of Murder (2003), I Saw the Devil (2010), Prisoners (2013), Oldboy (2003), Se7en (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about ...
Style: realistic, neo noir, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police, rape, unsolved crime, murder, murder investigation, crimes, brutality, police detective, murder mystery, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 2003, 20th century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 7.8
 128K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, rough, twist ending ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, vengeance, murder, violence, extreme violence, brutality, crimes, psychopath, mercilessness, torture, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.1
 693K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, brutality, revenge, vigilantism, missing child, torture, child abduction, disappearance, serial killer, vengeance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 569K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: psychological, twist ending, bleak, gloomy, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, incest, vengeance, older man younger woman relationship, father daughter incest, brother sister incest, psychological torture, confined, love, mind game, violence, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: south korea, korea, asia, new york, seoul ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 8.6
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Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police, police investigation, psychopath, psychology, police detective, crimes, killings, mind game, master criminal, sin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 8K
No Mercy (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Forensic pathologist Kang (Seol Kyeong-gu) is assigned to examine the dismembered corpse of a female murder victim. Detective Min (Han Hye-jin) points to a fanatic environmentalist, Lee Sung-ho (Ryoo Seung-beom), as the primary suspect. But when ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, revenge, autopsy, murder, mind game, forensics, regret, arrest, tragic hero, daughter, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 21K
The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, illegal immigrant, survival, violence, crimes, on the run, murder, wife, gang war, life is a bitch, bloodbath, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, cannibalism, psychology, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, mind game, maniac, fbi, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore, chicago illinois, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Confession of Murder (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, dark humor, investigation, murder confession, trap, frame up, revenge, murder mystery, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 14K
A Hard Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On the way to his mother’s funeral, a detective accidentally hits a person with his car. He takes the body with him and puts it into his mother’s coffin. The moment he feels relieved, he receives a call. This caller insists that he saw the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Plot: crimes, murder, police, funeral, vengeance, gunfight, life turned upside down, corrupt cop, murder mystery, police corruption, police inspector, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south korea, tokyo, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 79K
Lady Vengeance (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, dark, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, torture, crimes, serial killer, vigilantism, prison, female protagonist, violence, kidnapping, women's prison, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia, australia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, rough, macabre, sexy, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, violence, yakuza, gangsters, organized crime, massacre, rage, psychopath, gang, torture, murder, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 74K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, kidnapping, police investigation, violence against women, profiler, crimes, missing person, forensics, who done it, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 34K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, assassin, revenge, chase, brutality, showdown, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, michigan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 51K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, intense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, investigation, kidnapping, internet, hacker, torture, special agents, fbi, vengeance, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 151K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, suspense, twists and turns, macabre, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, police investigation, crimes, murder, maniac, double life, secret, imaginary friend, secrets, killed during sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 15K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: neo noir, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, serial killer, stalking, chase, obsession, crimes, murder, female protagonist, police investigation, police, life philosophy, runaway ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 3K
The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, investigation, narcissism, drug use, police investigation, youth, rivalry, violence, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Blind (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A missing person case involving a female university student and the victim in a hit and run case appears to be the same person. Detectives look for a witness. A witness, Min Soo-Ah appears, but Min Soo-Ah is blind. She used to be a promising student ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, blindness, serial killer, missing person, police detective, investigation, delivery, partners, law enforcement, unlikely partners, stalking, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 88K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, gang, vigilante, crimes, vengeance, revenge, loneliness, gangsters, brutality, violence, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 45K
Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, murder, crimes, investigation, police investigation, mystery, revenge, police corruption, conspiracy, brutality, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, rape, strangulation, prostitute, crimes, murder, police investigation, violence, serial rapist, psychopath, death, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, oregon, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 272K
Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: suspense, neo noir, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, cannibalism, mind game, investigation, split personality, murder, fbi, crimes, reporter, cruelty, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, baltimore, birmingham alabama, washington d.c., florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.4
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Killers (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mr. Nomura is an eerily handsome, sharply dressed, sociopathic serial killer who preys on the women of Tokyo. In Jakarta, a world-weary journalist named Bayu finds himself unexpectedly falling into vigilantism after brutally killing two sadistic ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, violence, death, reporter, torture, divorced man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A CBI officer goes in search of a ruthless serial killer. Things get worse when the murderer targets the former and her family
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psycho killer, revenge, murder, homicidal maniac, psychopath, maniac, investigation, serial murder, crime scene, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 613
Running Turtle (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Phil-sung is a lazy countryside detective. He is suspended from office due to his mistakes during examination process. Ki-tae is a legendary prison breaker and continues his merciless killing rampage. Phil-sung accidentally runs into Ki-tae but he ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, police investigation, gambling, martial arts, obsessive quest, false accusation, crimes, chase, rivalry, redemption, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 14K
Point Blank (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, intense, unusual plot structure, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hospital, survival, race against time, hostage, on the run, woman in danger, life turned upside down, ransom, wanted, confined, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Bittersweet Life (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on ...
Style: suspense, bleak, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, revenge, crimes, mafia, hitman, gunfight, betrayal, character study, gang, brutality, organized crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 273K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, rough, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, psychopath, master criminal, fbi, mind game, crimes, cannibal, homicidal maniac, cat and mouse, law enforcement, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, florence, venice, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: suspense, serious, brutal, tense, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, revenge, one man army, crimes, lone hero, kidnapping, gang, vengeance, rivalry, master warrior, assassin, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%