Movies like Heaven's Prisoners

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Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
 5.8
 5K
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Style: neo noir, stylized, suspense, melancholic, talky, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police investigation, investigation, vengeance, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), confession, adoption, revenge, law enforcement, air disaster, orphan, swamp, chase, husband wife relationship, lone hero, mystery, stripper, villainess, femme fatale, catastrophe, mafia, gangsters, serial killer, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa

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Most similar movies to Heaven's Prisoners

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Heaven's Prisoners: In the Electric Mist (2009), Eye of the Beholder (1999), Mulholland Falls (1996), Bad Country (2014), No Mercy (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In the Electric Mist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, police detective, mystery, ghost, serial killer, swamp, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, california, usa, texas
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100%
Eye of the Beholder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reclusive surveillance expert is hired to spy on a mysterious blackmailer, who just may be a serial killer.
Style: psychological, sexy, enigmatic, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, female serial killer, obsession, murder, secret service, mystery, femme fatale, voyeurism, false identity, secrets, stalking, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, chicago illinois, alaska, pittsburgh, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: neo noir, suspense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, murder, crimes, police investigation, investigation, police, mystery, gangsters, conspiracy, betrayal, dishonesty, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 9K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, investigation, police, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, snitch, rivalry, swamp, informant, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.7
 8K
No Mercy (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, crimes, vengeance, fighting crime, revenge, swamp, crime boss, death of partner, investigation, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, chicago illinois, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 3K
True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, brutal, bleak, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, female detective, amateur detective, investigation, murder, police investigation, mystery, psychopath, schoolgirl, woman in danger, uncover truth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 922
Mike's Murder (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, twists and turns, depressing, visually appealing ...
Plot: murder, tennis, mystery, addiction, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, adaptation, police investigation, obsession, death, redemption, loneliness ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, memory, murder, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, vengeance, justice, conspiracy theory, experiment, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, tense, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, crime gone awry, murder, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, character study, obsession, redemption, unlikely criminals, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 13K
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, neo noir, suspense, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, crimes, murder, mystery, terminal illness, female nudity, nude swimming, missing person, betrayal, corruption, police investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 4K
Silent Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: autism, murder, murder mystery, psychiatrist, mystery, investigation, crimes, psychopath, revenge, injection, memory, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, serial killer, kidnapping, drug dealer, investigation, murder of wife, crimes, violence, revenge, redemption, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, year 1999 ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Streets of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, undercover, chaos and mayhem, crimes, gunfight, ghetto, police, gangsters, hurricane katrina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 15K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, crimes, mystery, legal, court, courtroom drama, surveillance, adultery, divorce, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 686
Escape Clause (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: insurance, investigation, husband wife relationship, female nudity, adultery, sex, rough sex, voyeurism, voyeur, hitman, murder, police detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 7K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, crimes, investigation, guilt, mind game, law enforcement, brutality, prostitute, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: sexy, erotic, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, erotica, murder, sex scene, making love, police officer, tough law enforcer, love and romance, mystery, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 6K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: neo noir, tricky, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, vengeance, police investigation, frame up, vigilantism, mafia, false accusation, stalking, femme fatale, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, serious, atmospheric, bleak, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, moral dilemma, church, haunted by the past, clergy, uncover truth, legal, investigation, mystery, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 9K
Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, blindness, psychopath, investigation, crimes, strong female character, police investigation, murder mystery, woman in danger, stalking, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 8K
Palmetto (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, intense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, police investigation, kidnapping, scam, mystery, frame up, murder, secrets, ex convict, adultery, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
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Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, vengeance, law enforcement, obsessive quest, amateur detective, animal life, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, usa, south africa, san francisco, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, sex, murder, erotica, manipulation, mind game, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), serial killer, seduction, antisocial personality disorder, rough sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, scotland yard, san francisco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, murder, vengeance, gangsters, gang, police investigation, investigation, police corruption, best friends, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, connecticut, massachusetts, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 7K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, crimes, investigation, sex scene, dishonesty, interrogation, fall in love, romance, small town, police corruption, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 43K
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, enigmatic, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, murder, police investigation, mystery, ex law enforcer, father daughter relationship, ex cop, loss of mother, car chase, betrayal, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, rape, revenge, suicide, vengeance, gangsters, violence, dark hero, justice, character study, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: intense, suspense, harsh, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, vengeance, crimes, betrayal, gangsters, robbery, rehabilitation, operation, heist, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, new jersey, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: private school, mystery, uncover truth, investigation, murder, school, teenager, dishonesty, winter, snow, bullying, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 5K
Cop (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, psychopath, investigation, crimes, mystery, police officer, vigilantism, vigilante, violence, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%