Movies like Three for the Devil

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Three for the Devil (2006)
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Three for the Devil (2006)
Original name: El Cortez
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man just released from a mental institution gets involved in a gold mine scheme while trying to avoid the cops, a wrathful drug dealer, and a sultry femme fatale.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, haunted by the past, master criminal, friendship, confined, drug dealing, couples, unlikely partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, hotel, gambling, crime, rivalry, going straight, tough law enforcer, neo-noir, blonde, female nudity, nude, male nudity, voyeur, breasts, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada

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Most similar movies to Three for the Devil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, murder, deadly, female nudity and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Three for the Devil: In the Shadows (2001), Scenes of the Crime (2001), The Letter (2012), Guilty by Association (2003), Betrayal (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 898
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, witnessing a crime, crime, introspection, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, gang, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.6
 2K
The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: woman in danger, mentally unstable, couples, psychological manipulation, conspiracy, emotional manipulation, murder, paranoia, crimes, dishonesty, writer's life, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Guilty by Association (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is no honor without truth. When gang wars spin out of control in downtown Washington D.C., one man steps onto the battlefirld to hunt down a ruthless killer. A young man has been released from prison and is determined to build a new life for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, friendship, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners, going straight, dishonesty, gang, drug dealing, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.4
 955
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, dishonesty, crime, deadly, crimes, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, kidnapping, on the road, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 1K
Hotel Noir (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During the course of one night he will meet various occupants of the hotel and the truth of how he came to be in his present situation will be revealed.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hotel, private detective, haunted by the past, hitman, femme fatale, mystery, danger, deadly, crimes, sex scene, seduction, uncover truth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 944
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: dangerous attraction, family relations, dishonesty, deadly, danger, hidden identity, confined, crimes, couples, disorder, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.7
 1K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, adultery, panties pulled down, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.4
 2K
Finder's Fee (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: lottery, poker, mind game, dishonesty, gambling, cons and scams, crimes, human, male protagonist, wedding ring, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lottery ticket ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, tough heroes, crime, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, organized crime, criminal's revenge, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 449
The Box (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-con tries to go straight but also wants to get back money he's owed for the job that put him in prison. He meets a waitress who's also seen her share of trouble and they start up a tenuous relationship. Then there's a murder and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, going straight, criminal heroes, starting over, lovers on the run, love affair, woman in danger, couples, criminal's revenge, love and romance, hopes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 261
Forfeit (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An armored car guard's elaborate plan for revenge is threatened by his relationship with an old friend -- a brilliant and unpredictable television preacher.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch, scapegoat, couples, betrayal, crimes, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 463
Motives 2 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox and Shemar Moore return for this thrilling sequel to Motives that picks up three years after the events of the original film. Innocent convict Emery Simms is serving time for a crime he didn't commit; while most convict's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, friendship, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, false accusation, manhunt, murder, prison, prison life, frame up, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.0
 147
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, cons and scams, frame up, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, uncover truth, track down, small town, dishonesty, crimes, police shootout, graphic violence, memory loss, profanity, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 718
The Proposal (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An undercover cop lets his job get personal while on an underground assignment.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snitch, police investigation, hidden identity, femme fatale, love affair, working undercover, gangsters, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, master criminal, false identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 112
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: amateur detective, femme fatale, missing person, murder, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 3K
Loaded (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young, wealthy club kid's life spirals downward into an out-of-control world of drugs, sex and violence.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: drug abuse, sexual relations, gang, dangerous attraction, addiction, couples, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, drug dealing, crimes, danger, drug overdose ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, dishonesty, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, crimes, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film chronicles the exploits of the title character, Charlie, played by Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) a career criminal intent on scoring one last big pay day. When his "perfect crime" goes bad, Charlie flees to Los Angeles to hide ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, dishonesty, heist, family relations, parents and children, disorder, strong violent content, crime gone awry, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 660
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, hostage, hostages, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: mind game, femme fatale, college life, manipulation, manipulations, power relations, youth, rivalry, deadly, danger, destructive relationship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, confined, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, crime boss, suspect, profanity, crime, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.8
 335
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
 907
Toxic (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mental illness, mentally unstable, track down, violence spree, vengeance, sexual content, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 395
Love Walked In (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two romantically involved down-and-out lounge singers get involved in a caper.
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, love triangle, showbiz, cons and scams, private detective, obsession, down on your luck, infidelity, love and romance, sex scene, militant, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sinful Intrigue (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious attacker is preying on the rich and decadent set in an elite community.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: bondage, voyeurism, crimes, dishonesty, danger, psychopath, couples, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 681
Breaking Point (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Breaking Point" is a dramatic tale of corruption and self-realization, in which one man has to overcome a deep seeded conspiracy and his own lingering past in order to gain the redemption he desires.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, conspiracy, law enforcement, dishonesty, uncover truth, redemption, strong violent content, legal, unlikely partners, legal investigation, partners, gang leader ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 529
Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, manipulations, manipulation, couple relations, uninvited guest, couples, dishonesty, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, revenge, serial killer, femme fatale, psychopath, family problems, couples, couple relations, infidelity, crimes, crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%