Movies like Following

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Following (1998)
 7.6
 78K
Following (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A struggling, unemployed young writer takes to following strangers around the streets of London, ostensibly to find inspiration for his new novel.
Style: clever, psychological, tense, stylized, thought provoking, mind bending, serious, realistic, witty, surprise ending ...
Plot: thief, robbery, stranger, neo noir, theft, voyeurism, burglar, obsession, mystery, gangsters, neo-noir, crimes, friendship, friends, society, couples, the underworld, dishonesty, buddies, prosecution, dangerous attraction, plot twist, loneliness, manipulation, desperation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Following

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out interesting, realistic, clever and suspenseful films with plots about murder, police investigation, storytelling, twists & turns, dialogue, corruption and crimes mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Following: Memento (2000), Mystic River (2003), Trance (2013), Night Moves (1975), The Usual Suspects (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, tense, surprise ending, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, vengeance, mystery, revenge, haunted by the past, paranoia, murder, mistaken identity, rape, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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100%
 8.0
 376K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, murder, vigilantism, childhood, tragic event, sexual abuse, child abuse, loss of child, death in the family, ex convict, loss of daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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100%
 6.9
 104K
Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: psychological, serious, twist ending, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, heist, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, memory loss, amnesia, mind control, partners in crime, art thief, gang, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 10K
Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return ...
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, missing person, espionage, femme fatale, mystery, infidelity, uncover truth, crimes, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Usual Suspects (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, cynical, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, crimes, manipulations, neo noir, mystery, dishonesty, criminal, theft, interrogation, mysterious character, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1981, 1990s
Place: seaport, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 52K
Shallow Grave (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
Style: dark humor, cynical, tense, clever, psychological ...
Plot: roommate, greed, betrayal, friendship, money, accountant, doctor, attic, insanity, corpse, grave, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.0
 42K
Sleuth (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover - but things aren’t exactly as they seem.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: riddles and clues, robbery, infidelity, extramarital affair, insurance, search, mystery, mind game, dishonesty, vengeance, rivalry, one on one ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal, mystery, crime, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, friendship, domestic violence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.3
 12K
Insomnia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins ...
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: insomnia, police investigation, murder, crime, police detective, neo noir, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, mystery, small town, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Big Sleep (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The classic Raymond Chandler tale retold with Mitchum taking over the Bogart role.
Style: talky, clever, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, gambling, forbidden love, femme fatale, neo noir, blackmail, crime, mystery, gangsters, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 31K
Femme Fatale (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, clever, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, paparazzi, crime, hidden identity, haunted by the past, power relations, criminal heroes, crimes, loss of child, female protagonist, manipulation, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Underneath (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: armored car, murder, neo noir, heist, betrayal, crime, noir, femme fatale, love and romance, going straight, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Black Dahlia (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police investigation, obsession, murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, danger, love triangle, mystery, crime, hollywood, power relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1947, year 1946, 1940s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 19K
Klute (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. Detective John Klute is hired to follow Daniel, and eventually begins a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: prostitute, missing person, pimp, obsession, private detective, murder, stalking, psychopath, investigation, mystery, crime, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 5K
Immortality (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A vampire in London is searching for the ideal woman to 'redeem' him.
Style: stylized, psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, womanizer, murder, supernatural, dangerous attraction, crimes, couples, romance, woman in danger, deadly, immortality, passion ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, asia, hong kong, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 23K
Birthday Girl (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: robbery, crime, romance, romancing a criminal, couple relations, femme fatale, russian, bank clerk, manipulation, gangsters, brutality, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, invention, mystery, investigation, crimes, workplace intrigue, stranger, intrigue, dishonesty, theft, protagonist as suspect, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Gingerbread Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, psychopath, femme fatale, law firm, courtroom, crime, couples, parents and children, dangerous attraction, dedicated lawyer, danger, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, assassin, mystery, investigation, love and romance, dishonesty, obsession, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: hotel, lebanese, friendship, blackmail, taxi driver, surgery, muslim, black market, theft, forgery, sexual abuse, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, nigeria, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 21K
Malice (1993)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, college, mystery, insurance fraud, investigation, dishonesty, couple relations, married couple, infidelity, double life, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: campus, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 9K
Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, femme fatale, mystery, who done it, uncover truth, crime, dishonesty, haunted by the past, amateur detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, police investigation, crime, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, riddles and clues, who done it, neo noir ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 36K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crime, murder, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, ex cop, mystery, corrupt law enforcer, protagonist as suspect, buried truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Best Laid Plans (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction.
Style: suspense, clever, suspenseful, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, crime, crime gone awry, small town, disorder, couples, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, manipulations, cons and scams, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, nevada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: suspenseful, tense, surreal, cynical, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, neo noir, femme fatale, boxer, crime gone awry, crime, murder, vengeance, rivalry, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 311K
Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, police detective, hostages, perfect crime, bank, crime, thief, robbery, bank robbery, manipulations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: bleak, stylized, clever, cynical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, violence, danger, irish, gang war, car bomb, crime boss, casino, slaughterhouse, gangsters, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 6K
The Killers (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.
Style: stylized, clever, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, murder, corruption, neo noir, robbery, crime, gangsters, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%