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A Man in Uniform (1993)
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A Man in Uniform (1993)
Original name: I Love a Man in Uniform
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry Adler lives in Ontario by himself, regularly visits his gruff and critical father, and works in a bank; he's also an actor. He finds new purpose in life when he's cast as a cop in a realistic TV show. He gets into the part, borrowing the uniform from wardrobe, and walking around the city streets. Soon he's talking to bank customers as if he's a cop; this gets him in trouble with his boss, but Henry doesn't care. He falls for one of the actresses, Charlie, and they practice together. Henry's quirks and his intensity creep her out, though, and she breaks off all contact. He's desolate. Things come to a head when one of LA's finest mistakes Henry for a real cop.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: psychopath, crimes, prostitute, obsession, mental illness, anti hero, vigilantism, bank, actor's life, losing-it hero, anti heroes, switching roles, tough heroes, police, violence, suicide, actor, city, satire, pantyhose, television, female stockinged legs, black pantyhose
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, deadly, psychopath, murder, obsession, danger and serial killer mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like A Man in Uniform: Man of Her Dreams (1997), Jill Rips (2000), Mother's Boys (1993), Crazy as Hell (2002), Last Screening (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, couples, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, dangerous attraction, couple relations, obsession, danger, neglected wife ...
Time: 90s
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Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, tough heroes, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, workplace intrigue, friendship, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, obsession, infidelity, family life, family in danger, dysfunctional family, stalking, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, video surveillance, devil, research, obsession, power relations, good versus evil, guilty conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Last Screening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sylvain, a film-obsessed 31-year-old, lives in the basement of a small art-house theater where he works as a programmer, projectionist and cashier. Each night, after the last showing, he goes out for a murderous ritual.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, theater, psychopath, danger, deadly, small town, murder, violence, crimes, solitary, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Malicious (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mystery woman turns vengeful after a college athlete dumps her following a one-night stand.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, athlete's life, psychopath, couples, college, college life, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
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Secret Ceremony (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A tormented rich girl hires a sex worker to act as her mother.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, stepfather, mental illness, daughter, master and servant, psychopath, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, mind game, mentally unstable, aging ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
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Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, captivity, uninhibited rivalry, psychopath, crimes, rescue, deadly, confined, adventure, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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50%
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, crimes, deadly, psychopath, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rivalry, manipulations, mind game, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: car chase, stalking, chase, deadly, psychopath, out of the way, on the road, college life, crimes, danger, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blackwoods (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: losing-it hero, vengeance, crimes, deadly, betrayal, in the woods, hotel, hostages, hostage, haunted by the past, guilt, motel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Twist of Faith (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vancouver Police Detective Henry Smith is one of those investigating the murder of Roman Catholic Father Martin, who was crucified in his own church.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, church, murderous pair, law enforcement, life is a bitch, reluctant partners, crimes, mystery, crime, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, danger, rapist, virginity, crimes, teenager, rivalry, first sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Waste Land (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Brussels homicide cop (Jérémie Renier) begins to lose control of his life as he tries to solve a bizarre murder.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: life turned upside down, police investigation, police detective, crimes, murder, law enforcement, pregnancy, mental illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
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On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An introvert relieves the tedium of caring for his invalid mother by spying on his neighbor.
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic woman becomes dangerously jealous when her best friend begins dating a handsome man. She will stop at nothing to keep the two apart, even if it means destroying their relationship or even murdering one of them.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: obsession, murder, lesbian sex, deadly, best friends, gays and lesbians, psychopath, couples, addiction, college, drug abuse, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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40%
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Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, journalism, neighbor, manslaughter, power relations, buried truth, hidden truth, danger, deadly, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The House Next Door (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple move into their dream home only to find that their next door neighbor isn't as good-natured as they had initially thought.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, home invasion, serial killer, investigation, crumbling marriage, family in danger, family problems, couples, mind game, amateur detective, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, stalking, danger, obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, deadly, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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My Daughter's Keeper (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: sexy, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, kidnapping, investigation, obsession, murder, nanny, danger, dangerous attraction, crimes, love affair, journalism ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, tense ...
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Time: contemporary
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Sunday in the Country (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at gunpoint. Unable to let them simply wait for the law, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, loneliness, isolation, police, crimes, deadly, psychopath, violence, prostitute, recluse, watching a video ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, deadly, crimes, danger, society, law enforcement, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, deadly, anti heroes, friendship, anti hero, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sketches of a Strangler (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An art student living with his sister is actually a maniac strangling dancers and prostitutes. One victim's sister starts looking for him...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, art student, strangler, crimes, crime, prostitute, deadly, investigation, psychopath, obsession, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, family relations, delusion, family problems, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, mental illness, parents and children, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, peru, san diego california, new orleans
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33%