Movies like In the Company of Darkness

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In the Company of Darkness (1993)
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In the Company of Darkness (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After young policewoman Gina Pulasky succeeds in handling a domestic fight particularly well, she's added to a small team of detectives assigned to a case of gruesome child killings. She proves herself to be a worthwhile reinforcement by tracking down the prime suspect, a disturbingly smart young man named Kyle Timler. Much to the horror of her team mate and lover Will McCaid, Pulasky goes undercover to infiltrate in Timler's life and trying to get as close to him as necessary to make him confess his crimes without even noticing it. A dangerous mission involving a process of growing identification with the killer, something that doesn't leave Pulasky unscathed.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: investigation, serial killer, disguise, child murder investigation, infiltration, murderer, serial child killer, dead children, bloody body of a child

Most similar movies to In the Company of Darkness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, disturbing and suspense films with plots about murder, serial killer, investigation, crimes, deadly, crime and police investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like In the Company of Darkness: Night Sins (1997), The Gunman (2004), House of Bodies (2013), The Prophet's Game (2000), Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Night Sins (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A female FBI investigator takes over jurisdiction in Dear Lake, a small northern town just as a young boy is abducted. Her investigation leads to a bigger series of abductions and murders dating back over 20 years. Her investigation also brings her ...
Style: enigmatic, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: child murder investigation, female protagonist, police, murder, policewoman, search, religious fanatic, mind game, serial child killer, missing child, church, suicide ...
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95%
 4.7
 441
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, vengeance, investigation, police detective, serial killer, psychopath, track down, vigilantism, who done it, murder, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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72%
House of Bodies (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: While indulging his appetite for the grim and gruesome by patronizing a voyeuristic Web site that's based in a house where a serial killer once lived, a hearing-impaired boy begins to suspect that the site's violence is more than just ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, internet, black man, hanged woman, house, fat woman, website, african american, pantyhose, sexy woman, noose, female in shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, investigation, danger, chases and races, crimes, crime, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, uncover truth, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, who done it, law enforcement, manhunt, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
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69%
 5.9
 3K
The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, drug use, deadly, youth, rivalry, crimes, narcissism, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.0
 342
Locked In (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Plot: woman in danger, mother daughter relationship, single mother, heist, murder, mother, daughter, criminal, diamond, gangsters, deadly, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 256
The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, whodunit, murder, death, maniac, murder investigation, serial murder, murderer, crime investigation, killing spree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, psychology, investigation, crime, maniac, profiler, fbi, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, ohio, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 55K
The Pledge (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter's killer. Based on a story by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, murder mystery, promise, crimes, mystery, small town, obsession, law enforcement, track down, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
61%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, sketch artist, mystery, crimes, false accusation, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, female star appears nude, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
 299
Women (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Iceland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town detective while investigating the disappearance of a local woman comes across an unassuming Sociology professor who is hiding a secret life.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, abduction, police procedural, police investigation, murder investigation, hostage, track down, deadly, danger, violence, instructor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Violent Separation (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 1983. In a quiet Midwestern town, a young deputy covers up a murder at the hands of his brother triggering a series of events that sends them and the victim's family towards a shattering climax.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, secret, accidental death, gunshot, mystery, accidental killing, life turned upside down, brother brother relationship, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, moral dilemma
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 146K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, macabre, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, split personality, crimes, secret, police detective, businessman, murder, double life, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Postcard Killings (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A New York detective teams investigates the death of his daughter who was murdered while on her honeymoon in London, and recruits the help of Scandinavian journalist when other couples throughout Europe suffer a similar fate.
Style: suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psycho killer, homicide detective, incest, ex husband ex wife relationship, police investigation, murder of daughter, police protagonist, brother sister relationship, murder investigation, postcard, honeymoon ...
Place: stockholm sweden, brussels belgium, munich germany, madrid, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
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Kept (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dead bodies are piling up, and the leads the two LA homicide cops have point to Barbara, business manager for a successful architectural firm she runs with her husband Lance. The dead men were interns at the firm, and each of them was Barbara's ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: erotica, investigation, murder, architect, police, serial killer, murder suspect, undressing, lust, corpse, sex scene, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 362
Burden of Evil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When the daughter of a powerful senator is kidnapped by a psychopath, the senator requests a particular homicide detective, Caitlyn Conner, to head up the case. She knows the kidnapper better than anyone else - he just killed her husband. Against ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, scary
Plot: female protagonist, serial killer, police detective, kidnapping, psychiatrist, investigation, police protagonist, policewoman, police officer killed, interrogation room, duct tape over mouth, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Bundy and the Green River Killer (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A police detective consults with incarcerated serial killer Ted Bundy to help him catch The Green River Killer. Based on terrifying true life elements which inspired Silence of the Lambs. In 1984, police in Washington State are investigating a spate ...
Style: psychological thriller, clever, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: maniac, fbi, serial killer, true crime, mind game, investigation, crimes, murder investigation, homicidal maniac, murder mystery, murderer, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 190
Ladykillers (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female police detective enlists her boyfriend to help her track down a murderer picking off the dancers at an upscale male strip club in Los Angeles.
Style: captivating, suspense, enigmatic, tense
Plot: policewoman, murder mystery, serial killer, investigation, police investigation, female police officer, strip club, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, beefcake, male stripper ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 3K
Chronicles (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo."
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, media, journalism, crimes, uncover truth, child killer, ambition, deadly, ratings, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america, florida, miami, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, psychopath, who done it, crimes, journalism, law enforcement, life is a bitch, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, mexico, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, crime, murder, race against time, dishonesty, deadly, journalism, murder investigation, homicide detective, crime investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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52%
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Dark Water (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young man who, through a series of surreal visions, comes to believe that he is a serial killer targeting pedophiles.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, bleak
Plot: pedophile, serial killer, mystery, investigation, vigilantism, sibling, siblings, crime, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, missing person, mentally unstable, crimes, police investigation, mystery, witnessing a crime, danger, reluctant partners, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, danger, investigation, law enforcement, journalism, deadly, athlete's life, mystery, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, journalism, investigation, master criminal, uncover truth, brutality, protestant, journalist, violent, dark hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sinister Minister (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A serial killer masquerades as a preacher in order to prey on women. His last wife may have committed suicide and his current wife is sick. Single mom Trish and her daughter move to town and are in jeopardy of becoming his next victims.
Style: suspenseful, suspense
Plot: minister, murder, mother daughter relationship, serial killer, police detective, seduction, drugs, church, pot smoking, murderer, pretending to be someone else, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 9K
Black Widow (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, exciting, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, investigation, dangerous attraction, danger, deadly, erotic thriller, poison, fatal attraction, manipulation, secret identity, plot twist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 9K
Targets (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran quietly plans to go on a mass shooting spree. At the same time, an elderly horror film star prepares to make a public appearance at a drive-in theater.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: sniper, serial killer, psychopath, filmmaking, killing spree, movie star, murder, aging, actor's life, crime, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, texas, asia, usa, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%