Movies like High Noon

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High Noon (2009)
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High Noon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Baltimore's top hostage negotiator embarks on a relationship with a man who could be her soulmate while racing to resolve a case that threatens her job and her life
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: hostage, law enforcement, danger, psychopath, dishonesty, negotiation, deadly, strong female character, surveillance, hostage negotiator, bar, twists & turns, crimes, obsession, hostages, romance, love and romance, stalking, police corruption, love affair, couples, false accusation, opposites attract, single parent, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore

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Most similar movies to High Noon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement and psychopath mostly in Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like High Noon: The Contractor (2013), Final Move (2006), The Cursed (2000), Deviation (2012), For Elise (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsession, visceral, paranoia, crimes of passion, couples, dangerous attraction, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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100%
 3.8
 661
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, family in danger, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples, graphic violence, strong female presence, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 441
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 92
The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, daring rescue, escapades, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, chases and races, forces of nature, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 3.9
 548
Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, deadly, confined, split personality, kidnapping, crimes, killing spree, danger, hostage, hostages, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 767
For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, psychopath, isolation, race against time, crimes, track down, danger, deadly, indoor, graphic violence, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 555
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, mental illness, obsession, danger, woman in danger, crimes, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, psychopath, cafe, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Angels Don't Sleep Here (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, twins, revenge, danger, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, uncover truth, police corruption, psychopath, stalking, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: female psychopath, landlady, dangerous attraction, obsession, deadly, couples, crimes, mentally unstable, dishonesty, stalking, danger, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 79
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, confined, betrayal, crimes, danger, couples, vengeance, dishonesty, home invasion, hostages, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 237
Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: mind game, missing person, investigation, police detective, murder, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 284
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, prostitute, police investigation, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, gambling, dishonesty, crimes, tough heroes, police corruption, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned turn.
Style: tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, racism, false arrest, police investigation, law enforcement, society, small town, dishonesty, murder, death, discrimination, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 902
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, life turned upside down, deadly, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, disorder, graphic violence, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, law enforcement, danger, crimes, terrorism, rescue, ransom, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Steam Experiment (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deranged scientist locks 6 people in a steam room and threatens to turn up the heat if the local paper doesn't publish his story about global warming.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: global warming, hostage, human nature, mind game, danger, confined, psychopath, race against time, mad scientist, crimes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, missing child, infidelity, who done it, danger, deadly, race against time, supernatural, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 19
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, deadly, political corruption, danger, murder, dishonesty, political conspiracy, crimes, graphic violence, partners, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Boy She Met Online (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When teenager Cami Winters falls in love, she falls hard. Her single mother, Tori, has no idea that Cami has fallen in love with a boy named 'Jake' she met on a social networking website. Although Cami believes Jake's a 23 year-old ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, dishonesty, danger, teenage love, crimes, romance, deception, murder, convict, online dating, maniac, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, riddles and clues, interpol, investigation, danger, partners, crimes, deadly, society, kidnapping, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 448
Parallel Life (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Kin Suk-hyun is Korea’s youngest appointed criminal court head judge, very famous for his rational rulings. It is before his court that the case of distinguished mathematics professor Sohn Ki-chul’s murder of his wife is presented. While ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, graphic violence, haunted by the past, crimes, law enforcement, judge, deja vu, husband wife relationship, murder, threat to kill ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.9
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The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, deadly, small town, investigation, hairdresser, undercover, shovel, buried alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 442
Do No Harm (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emily Edmunds has a great job and a great guy, Mark. But when Mark is killed in a plane crash, a distraught Emily attempts suicide.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, danger, crimes, doctors and patients, woman in danger, suicide attempt, plane crash, psychiatrist, murder, loss of husband, life turned upside down, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.4
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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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, armored car, rescue, race against time, head of state, danger, crimes, secret agents, law enforcement, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.4
 79
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, family relations, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, voyeurism, infidelity, adultery, siblings relations, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
 3.9
 793
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, isolation, mysterious character, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%