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A Deadly Encounter (2004)
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A Deadly Encounter (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidentally cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harass Joanne.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense, tense, bleak, disturbing
Plot: stalking, woman in danger, crimes, danger, chases and races, violence, female protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, police detective, car chase, woman with a gun, parents and children, kidnapping, car, police, stalker, gun, restaurant, highway, single mother, break in, suv, motel, little boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, woman in danger, deadly, stalking, murder and police detective mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like A Deadly Encounter: Terrible Angels (2012), Summoned (2013), Shadow of Fear (2012), Alone (2002), Wall of Secrets (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, abduction, crimes, graphic violence, confined, life is a bitch, woman in danger, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
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Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uncover truth, murder, crimes, danger, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, stalking, deadly, woman in danger, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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88%
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 538
Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, danger, woman in danger, crimes, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, psychopath, cafe, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.2
 608
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: police detective, woman in danger, serial killer, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, psychopath, mystery, danger, stalking, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Wall of Secrets (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young lovely moves to Chicago to be with her husband. They are both amazed at the terrific apartment they obtained for very little rent. Unfortunately this apartment comes with an unsavory history. As if that isn't bad enough, there are ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, danger, mystery, couple relations, woman in danger, strong female presence, couples, peeping tom, surveillance, secret past, love, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, danger, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 615
Layover (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the heiress of a luxury hotel chain is kidnapped at her dingy motel outside Detroit by a band of ruthless sex traffickers, her downtrodden assistant must figure out a way to rescue her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: rescue, crimes, confined, danger, russian mafia, heiress, abduction, kidnapping, murder, deception, sex trade, sex trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 266
Fatal Reunion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jessica is a housewife, unhappy in her marriage, who decides to "spice it up" a little bit. But she gets more than she bargained for when she contacts an old high school classmate she once had a crush on.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, danger, couple relations, stalking, crimes, reunion, classmate, jealousy, murder, violence, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 427
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, murder, crimes, life turned upside down, mystery, deadly, suspect, police, uncover truth, danger, disorder, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, missing person, sex maniac, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, infidelity, woman in danger, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 594
Gone (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman - Malin (Ledarp) - has recently gone through a family trauma. She decides to leave his hometown and start a new life in a city north. During his long drive, she meets a mysterious man (Bergqvist) that begins persecuting her. Before she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: survival, woman in danger, mysterious character, escapades, hopes, crimes, chase, stalking, danger, starting over, countryside, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 657
View of Terror (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the face of it Celeste seems to have it all - a successful career, a handsome boyfriend and a luxurious new apartment with a breathtaking view of the city. However, Celeste's dream life becomes a nightmare when she's targeted by a ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: mysterious character, woman in danger, stalking, mystery, stalker, mind game, home invasion, crimes, danger, strong female presence, woman on top, black panties ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rosewood Lane (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Radio talk show therapist Sonny Blake (Rose McGowan) moves back to her childhood home on seemingly idyllic Rosewood Lane after her alcoholic father dies. But upon arrival in the old neighborhood, Sonny discovers her neighbors are terrified of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, stalking, missing person, deadly, crimes, radio show, media, suburbs, danger, graphic violence, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 628
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family in danger, obsession, psychopath, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, legal investigation, riddles and clues, legal, dedicated lawyer, danger, courtroom drama, deadly, bathroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 343
The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, male female relationship, violence, restaurant, murder, drifter, homeless, revenge, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california
⇓ 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%
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Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, stalking, crimes, family problems, parents and children, adoption, danger, deadly, husband wife relationship, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 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, woman in danger, police detective, crime, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, serial killer, danger, college student, assault
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 305
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After marrying a handsome man she barely knows, a woman experiences threatening calls and violent attacks from a mysterious woman who claims to be her new husband's former lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, woman in danger, mystery, private detective, danger, dishonesty, family problems, couples, infidelity, stalking, deadly, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.0
 949
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, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, serial killer, manipulations, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: confined, crimes, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 6K
Abandoned (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, crimes, missing person, danger, race against time, doctors and patients, uncover truth, rivalry, intrigue, confined, investigation, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 220
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, vengeance, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, contract killing, violence, brutality, fight, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 42K
Gone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jill Parrish is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, haunted by the past, woman in danger, serial killer, paranoia, danger, crimes, police investigation, track down, vigilante, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 2K
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, woman in danger, stalking, friendship, missing person, violence, mother daughter relationship, serial killer, blindness, once promising, unlikely partners, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 624
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, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 946
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, danger, on the run, crimes, family problems, deadly, woman in danger, family relations, parents and children, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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