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
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, kidnapping, mind game, police detective, crimes, riddles and clues, who done it, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia, teenage life, youth, friends, urban, deadly, strong female presence, police, friendship, homosexual, neo noir, gay
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

Most similar movies to The Collector

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, law enforcement, murder, serial killer, police investigation and police detective mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Collector: Fear of Water (2011), Six-Pack (2000), Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011), Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994), Absence of the Good (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 350
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough
Plot: murder, army investigation, family relations, military, life is a bitch, law enforcement, police investigation, parents and children, family problems, crimes, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 634
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: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, who done it, race against time, law enforcement, deadly, politics, bait, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, chases and races, forced to strip, girl in bra and panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, crimes, danger, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, track down, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, psychopath, family problems, riddles and clues, addiction, crimes, investigation, golden years, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 8K
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, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, law enforcement, deadly, society, danger, crimes, murder, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 380
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, deadly, dealing with death, crime, crimes, religions or cults, investigation, mystery, danger, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crimes, deadly, police station, who done it, rape and murder, murder, devious, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 204
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: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: police detective, missing person, mind game, investigation, murder, uncover truth, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 2K
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, chases and races, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, mind game, serial killer, teenage life, family life, law enforcement, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 867
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, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, reluctant partners, confined, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, deadly, profiler, manhunt, mind game, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, writer's life, psychopath, american abroad ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 775
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, police detective, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, serial killer, false accusation, track down, dangerous attraction, deadly, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 424
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, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, police detective, serial killer, fighting crime, murderous pair, crime, strangulation, psychopath
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 265
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gambling, serial killer, deadly, crimes, reluctant partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 644
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, crimes, danger, law enforcement, deadly, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, barbershop, undercover, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 228
Killing Blue (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new assistant, Shirly Mai, is an attractive and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, life is a bitch, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, redemption, haunted by the past, drug abuse, working undercover, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 364
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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, chases and races, chase, amateur detective, crimes, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, deadly, law enforcement, danger, whodunit, crimes, stalking, gory, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 218
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, race against time, homicide detective, prostitute, police investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, who done it, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
The Mark of the Angels - 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, riddles and clues, interpol, investigation, crimes, partners, danger, deadly, society, kidnapping, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, deadly, strong violent content, law enforcement, crimes, stalking, police detective, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 870
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, police detective, psychopath, danger, rivalry, police investigation, gang, law enforcement, deadly, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 3K
Ripper (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, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police detective, college, haunted by the past, police investigation, mind game, slasher, gory, deadly, danger, law enforcement, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 1K
The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, life is a bitch, crimes, track down, woman in danger, deadly, brutality, violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., florida, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, murder, psychopath, mind game, danger, stalking, chases and races, rivalry, police investigation, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 537
Reflections (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: serious, psychological, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, siblings relations, mind game, track down, manhunt, serial killer, crime, police investigation, police detective, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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