Movies like Cries in the Dark

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Cries in the Dark (2006)
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Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie begins to suspect Elle's husband, Scott, may be involved. Family tensions run high as it's a race against time to find Elle and her baby
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: sex maniac, murder, missing person, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, missing child, vengeance, infidelity, police detective, woman in danger, dishonesty, track down, sister sister relationship, psychopath, rivalry, babies and infants, strong female presence, child in peril, violence, pregnancy, baby, mad woman, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Cries in the Dark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty and woman in danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Cries in the Dark: The Reckoning (2014), The Flock (2007), Safehouse (2008), Magic Man (2010), Look Again (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, vengeance, partners against crime, uncover truth, life is a bitch, family problems, track down, injustice, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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95%
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, sex maniac, kidnapping, race against time, murder, law enforcement, obsession, special agents, track down, crimes, missing person, retirement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico
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100%
 3.0
 174
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, intrigue, special agents, dishonesty, vengeance, revenge, kidnapping, mafia, loss of partner, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.2
 1K
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, serial killer, dishonesty, police investigation, woman in danger, law enforcement, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Look Again (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just as her life is coming together, a young woman experiences a terrible tragedy when her boyfriend is murdered by an intruder from whom the woman herself barely escapes. The police capture a man they believe to be the killer, but the young woman, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: woman in danger, murder, crimes, mystery, life turned upside down, police, police detective, suspect, uncover truth, police investigation, investigation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Accused at 17 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, mystery, disorder, murder, friends, youth, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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 ⇓
82%
The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, uncover truth, woman in danger, cop as target, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.9
 316
Ties That Bind (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, criminal, dishonesty, strong female presence, woman in danger, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.8
 695
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 ⇓
80%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, college student, assault, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.9
 689
Cyberstalker (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After spending several years in seclusion, a woman encounters the stalker who murdered her parents over a decade ago, and fears she may be his latest victim when he starts to cyber-stalk her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, murder, psychopath, stalking, crimes, computers and web, stalker, danger, off the grid, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
73%
 4.7
 535
The Front (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a sinister conspiracy when he is sent to research a disintegrating neighborhood for a public relations campaign.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, workplace, partners, murder, fighting crime, strong female presence, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Killing Daddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cassie Ross is scarred by the suicide of her mother, which occurred when Cassie was a child. She is convinced that her father was to blame for her mother's death. Cassie's older sister, Laura, has always sided with their father, so for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, vengeance, family relations, crimes, mystery, murder, revenge, tragic past, retribution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: serial killer, private detective, investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, mysterious character, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: stalking, psychopath, haunted by the past, family in danger, obsession, mind game, family problems, vengeance, social decay, heist, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 412
Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family in danger, investigation, crimes, murder, couples, dishonesty, uncover truth, love affair, sociopath, obsession, relationship problems, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Her Perfect Spouse (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman discovers her new husband wants to keep her all to himself.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, delusion, hidden identity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, couple relations, captivity, possessiveness, husband wife relationship, estate, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, law enforcement, obsessive quest, amateur detective, animal life, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, usa, south africa, san francisco, alaska
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66%
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Broken Trust (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sophie Anderson is the lead attorney on an intellectual property case against a corrupt pharmaceutical company. When her mentor and boss is kidnapped, she becomes a pawn in an elaborate scheme that jeopardizes her case and more.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: legal action, righting the wronged, corporate crime, corporate crimes, hotshot lawyer, crimes, rivalry, race against time, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 453
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, haunted by the past, vengeance, investigation, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, vigilantism, murder, law enforcement, track down, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, woman in danger, life is a bitch, who done it, murder, law enforcement, gangsters, private detective, investigation, prostitute, crimes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 8K
Poker Night (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When you become a detective in Warsaw Indiana - you go to Poker Night, where you play against some of the best cops in the business. They tell you stories about their time on the job - their successes and failures. When new Detective Stan Jeter ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, abduction, mind game, confined, crimes, missing person, poker game, police detective, isolation, kidnapping, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Try to Remember (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, psychopath, manhunt, police investigation, law enforcement, mystery, mind game, rivalry, woman in danger, murder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 692
Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, couples, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.0
 233
Red Swastik (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Bollywood version of Basic Instinct - has to be seen to be believed!!!
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, psychopath, police detective, murder, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, who done it, infidelity, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Living with the Enemy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Smart, sexy Allison can't help but fall in love with Philip, a dashing software billionaire, and they quickly marry. But soon this new bride begins to think her hubby was involved in the mysterious death of his first wife. This suspicious ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, woman in danger, couples, couple relations, crimes, intrigue, dishonesty, computer system, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: neo noir, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, dishonesty, obsession, mystery, crimes, murder, private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, femme fatale, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%