Movies like The Collector 2002

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The Collector (2002)
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The Collector (2002)
Original name: Le Collectionneur
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, mind game, police detective, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia, youth, friends, teenage life, strong female presence, police, friendship, homosexual, gay, urban, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, law enforcement, serial killer, police investigation and police detective mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Collector: Fear of Water (2011), Reflections (2008), Six-Pack (2000), Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011), The Lost Angel (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fear of Water (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Rosalie Richard is found raped and dead at the foot of a cliff. This gruesome murder is the first ever in the Magdalen Islands. Her death will radically change the orderly life of Sergeant André Surprenant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: murder, army investigation, life is a bitch, police investigation, military, law enforcement, family relations, crimes, family problems, parents and children, investigation, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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Reflections (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Europol Agent Tom Brindle is called to Barcelona, Spain, to track down the notorious serial killer known as Pygmalion. A set of fingerprints lead to a young, volatile soldier, Marco Soler. Agent Brindle arrests Marco and intensely interrogates him, ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, manhunt, police investigation, siblings relations, mind game, track down, serial killer, crimes, police detective, dishonesty, twins, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
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100%
 5.4
 786
Six-Pack (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose in Paris and he seems to be an american citizen working in the US embassy and being in the middle of a french-american economical affair.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, who done it, murder, race against time, law enforcement, politics, bait, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, manhunt, crimes, law enforcement, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, rape, serial murder, fbi, premarital sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 424
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 254
Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: mind game, missing person, police detective, investigation, murder, uncover truth, mystery, writer's life, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Absence of the Good (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes' home life is beginning to crumble in the wake of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, family problems, psychopath, police investigation, dealing with death, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, mind game, golden years, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: slasher, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, psychopath, who done it, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, stalking, partners against crime, crimes, mind game, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hunt and Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Raghavan (Kamal Haasan) is an honest cop in Tamil Nadu. His wife Kayalvizhi (Kamalinee Mukerji) dies in a violent incident. Raghavan is deputized to investigate the murder of Rani, the daughter of his colleague Arokiya Raj (Prakash Raj) in a remote ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crimes, who done it, police station, murder, rape and murder, devious, law enforcement, hotel, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, murder, chess, police officer, police investigation, psycho, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 951
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, swamp, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, confined, reluctant partners, law enforcement, crimes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 9K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, society, murder, religions or cults, strong female presence, graphic violence, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, mind game, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, teenage life, family life, murder, journalism, media, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 827
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, mysterious character, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, false accusation, dangerous attraction, mystery, track down, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 296
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 ⇓
39%
 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, profiler, law enforcement, crimes, mind game, writer's life, police detective, psychopath, manhunt, mortician, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, serial killer, murderous pair, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, who done it, psychopath, serial killer, mystery, false accusation, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ⇓
38%
 5.0
 444
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, car chase, psychopath, police detective, chase, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, police investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, frame up, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, race against time, mystery, professor, teacher, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, law enforcement, murder, whodunit, stalking, crimes, criminal heroes, battles, brain tumor, police inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 1K
Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, riddles and clues, interpol, investigation, crimes, partners, society, religions or cults, kidnapping, partners against crime, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Secret (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A detective suspects that his wife murdered a gangster's brother. As he tries to misdirect the police and the bloodthirsty gangster while independently investigating his wife, terrible secrets slowly begin to surface.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: infidelity, state affairs, mentally unstable, crimes, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, police detective, murder, family problems, dealing with death, who done it, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 905
The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, riddles and clues, psychopath, rivalry, police investigation, gang, law enforcement, gangsters, murder, assassin, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ripper: Letter from Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A massacre survivor (A.J. Cook) studies serial killers under a famous expert (Bruce Payne), but her classmates soon start dying at the hands of a Jack the Ripper copycat.
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police detective, serial killer, college, haunted by the past, police investigation, mind game, psychopath, teenage life, youth, law enforcement, stalking, group of friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 239
Murder Eleven (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose on the streets of Atlantic City. His ten victims are prostitutes, his methods are ruthless and yet his motives are unknown. Two embattled homicide detectives, Mayfield and Jesse, are in a race against time to catch this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, race against time, homicide detective, prostitute, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, who done it, murder, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Detective 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mysteries keep revolving around Tam’s life.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, private detective, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, graphic violence, danger, deadly, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
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Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, psychopath, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry, heist, bank, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, psychopath, who done it, police detective, strong violent content, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%