Movies like Don't Talk to Strangers

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Don't Talk to Strangers (1994)
 5.6
 685
Don't Talk to Strangers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Unhappy marriage causes divorce. Brosnan (new husband) and wife attempt to build a new life, and move to a new state. However, the ex-husband follows and the story unfolds from there.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: divorce, kidnapping, manipulation, strong female lead, fight, secret, female protagonist, false identity, police investigation, rivalry, police, violence, boy, father son relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, family relations, woman in danger, road trip, strong female character, lawyer, car, on the road, hotel, truck, stalker ...

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Most similar movies to Don't Talk to Strangers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, suspense and serious films with plots about crimes, murder, violence, chase, police investigation, gun and revenge mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Don't Talk to Strangers: Survivor (2015), The Bedroom Window (1987), Kidnapping Stella (2019), Murder 101 (1991), Good People (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 32K
Survivor (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: embassy, terrorist, terrorism, runaway, new year's eve, showdown, conspiracy, assassin, chase, betrayal, on the run, hitman ...
Place: london, new york, big ben london, afghanistan, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rapist, false accusation, legal, investigation, serial killer, infidelity, police investigation, murder, mind game, femme fatale, danger, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kidnapping Stella (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Snatched off the street and held for ransom, a bound and gagged woman uses her limited powers to derail her two masked abductors' carefully laid plans.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, dark, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, kidnapped woman, van, twists & turns, wealthy family, abduction, mask, crimes, love, danger, couple relations ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, frame up, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 16K
Good People (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tom and Anna Wright, a young American couple, fall into severe debt while renovating Anna's family home in London. As the couple faces the loss of their dream to have a house and start a family, they discover that the tenant in the apartment ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, profanity, moral dilemma, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, human nature, crime, rivalry, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Perfect Strangers (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hit-man tries to seduce the mother of a child who witnessed his most recent kill.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, murder, feminism, graphic violence, danger, crime, crimes, deadly, babies and infants, gang, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 21K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, complex, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, investigation, obsession, psychopath, psycho killer, sadism, home invasion, maniac, sadist, captive, held captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: offbeat, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, injustice, racism, woman in danger, rivalry, wedding, redneck, rape, car, backwoods, contests and competitions, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 1K
4x4 (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Buenos Aires, Argentina. A luxurious van is parked on the sidewalk. A man enters with the purpose of stealing whatever he can find, but when he wants to leave, he cannot. The doors do not open, the control panel does not respond: the van has become ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: trap, locked in, survival, hostage, violence, thief, suicide, carjacking, crime, car theft, plot twist, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Red Captain (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall; six months before the split of Czechoslovakia. Despite all warnings, a young homicide detective sets on investigating a convoluted case that involves Catholic clerical elite and high-ranked agents of ...
Style: political thriller, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, police detective, police officer, murder mystery, fight, husband wife relationship, chase, secret, violence, evidence, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: year 1992, 1990s, 90s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, sex maniac, nude woman murdered, vigilante, murder, danger, psychopath, revenge, police, killer, villain ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 1K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, vengeance, mentally unstable, partners against crime, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 31K
Shattered (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: cheating wife, kidnapping, blackmail, infidelity, mind game, crimes, moral dilemma, revenge, nothing to lose, danger, man-woman relation, unfaithful wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 551
Julie Darling (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Style: neo noir
Plot: bartender, toy gun, sociopath, police officer, sexual attraction, locking a door, freezer, classical music, strong female character, woman fights a man, moving, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cohen and Tate (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, hitman, gangsters, danger, assassination attempt, on the run, witness protection, child abduction, assassin, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, oklahoma, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 35K
Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, single mother, strong female lead, danger, rescue, child in peril, track down, child abduction, determination, mercilessness, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Domestic Disturbance (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A divorced father discovers that his 12-year-old son's new stepfather is not what he made himself out to be.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, child in peril, investigation, amateur detective, disbelieving adult, divorce, mystery, family relations, crimes, crime, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 16K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, psychopath, murder, suburbs, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 3K
Catch Hell (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Former Hollywood star Reagan Pearce (Ryan Phillippe) is kidnapped by two men connected to his past while on location in Louisiana. When he wakes up bound and chained in a rundown shack, he soon discovers the real motives of his captors and finds ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, actor, danger, confined, crimes, isolation, survival, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 182K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological thriller ...
Plot: family in danger, rape, fear, rapist, lawyer, dangerous attraction, crime, prison, serial killer, crimes, revenge, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Down and Dangerous (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventive and resourceful cocaine smuggler defends his trade against violent rival traffickers, a monstrous and vengeful killer, and the DEA agents who want to lock him up – all while falling for a stunningly beautiful woman with a taste for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, alias, crimes, danger, woman in danger, rivalry, smuggler, chase, drugs, graphic violence, crime, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 18K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hitman, danger, obsession, court, trial, legal, single parent, legal action, blackmail, court case, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.
Style: witty, sexy, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: art thief, cons and scams, perfect crime, businessman, cat and mouse, strong female lead, billionaire, stolen painting, museum, famous painting, mind game, art collector ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 168K
Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send ...
Style: exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, bank robbery, special agents, extreme sports, surfer, surfing, working undercover, gang, undercover, fbi, ex athlete, wave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 32K
Cop Car (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.
Style: suspense, road movie, intense, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, child, stealing a car, car chase, police car, crimes, crime, adventure, crime gone awry, gunfight, sheriff, body in a trunk ...
Place: colorado, united states, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, hostage, ransom, bondage, confined, disappearance, crimes, danger, female nudity, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 4K
Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: fugitives, hijacking, manipulation, manipulations, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, on the road, single parent, bank robber ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 257K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: surprise ending, tense, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mind game, sniper, dishonesty, psychopath, hostages, crimes, hopes, crime, murder, redemption, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, insanity, haunted by the past, family relations, maid, delusion, female killer, rivalry, woman in danger, death, recluse, southern belle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s, year 1964, 1930s
Place: southern usa, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 1K
Borderline (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Lila Colleti is divorcing her husband and is devastated when he wins custody of their two little girls, whom he gets largely because Lila's job, being a psychiatrist for the criminally insane at the local prison, is a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, obsession, murder, false accusation, prison, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, ex husband ex wife relationship, family problems, police detective, mental illness, custody ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%