Movies like Dead Air 1994

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Dead Air (1994)
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Dead Air (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A distraught disc jockey (Gregory Hines) seeks out a mystery caller (Debrah Farentino) who may be the killer of his girlfriend (Laura Harrington).
Style: twist ending, psychological thriller
Plot: killer, police, split personality, murder, schizophrenic, african american, mind game, small town, love interest, police interrogation, tragic villain, death of girlfriend, anonymous telephone call, radio dj, dj, loss of girlfriend, mystery killer, radio station, telephone, bar, telephone call, radio show, audio tape, disc jockey, d.j.

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Most similar movies to Dead Air

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, serious and tense films with plots about murder, police, serial killer, mystery, crimes, deadly and investigation mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Dead Air: Radio Silence (2019), Bodily Harm (1995), Memento (2000), Blade (1973), Red Wind (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 849
Radio Silence (2019)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Relationship Therapist, Dr. Jill Peterman, had the highest-rated call-in radio show when her world was pulled out from under her following the on-air suicide of a female caller named Alexis. Shaken to her core, Dr. Jill walked away from her show ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, exciting, twists and turns, psychological thriller
Plot: suicide, serial killer, chase, investigation, psychologist, female psychologist, murder, lifetime, stalker, revenge, radio, radio show ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.9
 336
Bodily Harm (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Homicide cop Rita Cates takes a murder case where the victim is a Las Vegas stripper. The investigation immediately takes a perverse turn when she discovers the prime suspect: a psychotic ex-cop with whom she once had a torrid affair. That initial ...
Style: slasher, twist ending, surprise ending
Plot: murder, nypd, serial killer, striptease, police, ex cop, suicide of husband, getting away with murder, police officer, policewoman, stripper, police protagonist ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, neo noir, confusing ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, murder, revenge, memory, paranoia, vengeance, uncover truth, haunted by the past, psychology, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.4
 256
Blade (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A homicide detective goes after a woman-hating serial killer, who uses knives to murder his victims.
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, murder, middle aged man, congressman, karate, politics, violence, liberal, murder of daughter, uncle niece relationship, investigation, son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 3.9
 100
Red Wind (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psychotherapist who specializes in treating people in abusive relationships inadvertently causes a patient to kill her abusive husband.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, psychological thriller
Plot: psychotherapist, doctor patient relationship, female protagonist, obsession, husband wife relationship, private detective, misunderstanding, abusive husband, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, abusive relationship, murder, psychopath ...
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.4
 253
Cover Me (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Police are stymied when a serial killer begins hacking up nude models all over L.A. In desperation, they hire sexy ex-policewoman Holly Jacobsen to do a little undercover work. At first her boyfriend Bobby Colter, also a cop, agrees to the plan, but ...
Style: cult film, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, escort, topless, strip club, stripper, undercover, transvestite, policewoman, murder investigation, police officer killed, chief of police, striptease ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.0
 1K
Fear (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Ally Sheedy helps police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. Then she discovers a murderer with the same talent - who wants to share the fear of his victims with her!
Style: slasher, tense, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, psychopath, murder, killer, strip club, carnival, police, clairvoyant, amusement park, police investigation, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: los angeles, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 1K
Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, dishonesty, uncover truth, who done it, police corruption, frame up, law enforcement, crimes, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is ...
Style: slasher, ambiguous ending, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: split personality, serial killer, oedipus complex, child abuse, schizophrenia, matricide, poisoning, double murder, voyeur, incestuous desire, cross dressing, psychopath ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 5K
Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: amnesia, manhunt, chase, investigation, police detective, private detective, murder, crimes, dishonesty, mind game, uncover truth, russian roulette ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, warden, rookie, gunfight, revenge, father daughter relationship, judge, partner, evidence, priest ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Killing Mind (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female former FBI agent, now a cop in Los Angeles is assigned to catch a ballerina's murderer, but runs into resistance by fellow cops who don't think a woman detective can handle the case.
Plot: female fbi agent, practical joke, sewer, woman in danger, german shepherd, new job, murder suspect, ballerina, police station, subway, electrocution, abandoned building ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Impossibility Defense (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: At a certain park, there is a mysterious man, who has red eyes and a black suit, that people can go to and request him to kill someone. His assassinations can never be blamed on him because he takes no illegal action. His strength is in the power of ...
Style: tense, exciting, enigmatic, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: killer, hitman, secret past, psychology, murder disguised as suicide, dark past, customer, murder, anonymity, justice, assassin, fake suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Girls Nite Out (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A killer, wearing a dancing bear suit, stalks a variety of cheerleaders during an all-night scavenger hunt at a remote Ohio college.
Style: slasher, splatter, surprise ending, weird, cult film
Plot: serial killer, cheerleader, sorority, teenager, female villain, survival, woman with a gun, college, masked killer, quest, radio dj, small town ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.5
 275
Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: police, murder, investigation, erotica, love, seduction, sex, femme fatale, woman seduces a man, duplicity, female nudity, socialite ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.1
 494
The Rendering (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, court, blackmail, prison, psychopath, haunted by the past, woman in danger, manhunt, mind game, vengeance, false accusation, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.1
 646
Stillwater (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A weekend camping trip among six old friends in Northern Minnesota's "Boundary Waters" turns tragic after one dies under mysterious circumstances, triggering further turmoil as they attempt to unmask the killer within their own group.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: killer, camping, friendship gone bad, wildlife, murder, murder suspect, puzzle, uncover truth, lake, murder investigation, mystery, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: erotic, psychological, serious, rough, sexy ...
Plot: voyeurism, lesbianism, serial killer, murder, bondage, mind game, femme fatale, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 196K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: split personality, psychology, insanity, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, isolation, murder, mentally unstable, writer's life, paranoia, serial killer, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, stalker, stalking, private detective, murder, psychopath, vengeance, urban legend, home invasion, police investigation, nanny ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.8
 332
Listen (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young woman thinks one of her neighbors in her apartment building is a serial killer and begins to suspect both her current boyfriend and former girlfriend of being the killer.
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, lgbt, gays and lesbians, love and romance, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, best friends, crimes, who done it, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.3
 246K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder mystery, mental disorder, investigation, motel, stranded, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, characters killed one by one, psychiatrist, psycho ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.6
 289
Dead on Sight (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychic woman has visions of the Clock Killer's past and future murders.
Plot: serial killer, nypd, panic attack, lecturer, dream, crucifix, murder, sex scene, violin, psychic, police, hypnosis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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McBride: Dogged (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, legal, partners, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 190
Fleshtone (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Matthew Greco is fascinated by death. As a successful artist, he paints gruesome portraits of murders and suicides. Yet, despite his success, he is unhappy and alone, he desires someone to share his fantasies with. In desperation, he answers a phone ...
Plot: painter, sex scene, painting, murder of a nude woman, male nudity, lust, lesbian, murder, female nudity, police, artist, redhead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 32K
Forgotten (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jin-seok, 21-year-old, moves into a new house with his family. He suffers from a slight schizophrenia but he carries an ordinary life under the warm care of the family. His older brother Yu-seok is a decent college student, a mentor, and role model ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, delusion, home invasion, revenge, uncover truth, brother brother relationship, hypnosis, chase, deception, student, police, hospital ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 66K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at ...
Style: slasher, twist ending, scary, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: serial killer, college, urban legend, death, murder, strangulation, serial murder, gas station, revenge, teenager, goth girl, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Final Embrace (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A detective assigned to protect a pop singer gets romantically involved with her twin sister after the singer is murdered.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: woman seduces a man, passionate sex, woman in underwear, criminal, female killer, police detective, female singer, seductress, orgasm, sex scene, musical performance, split personality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 2K
Nemesis Game (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, murder, uncover truth, investigation, riddles and clues, obsession, dangerous attraction, college, woman in danger, empire, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Lust for Vengeance (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five women obsessed with sex & drugs pay for their sins.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, mysterious man, revenge, friendship, obsession, female victim, murder, fear, sadist, voyeurism, death, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%