Movies like The Innocent 1994

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The Innocent (1994)
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The Innocent (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The owner of a drugstore is killed in a hold-up. The only witness who saw one of the murderers without his mask is Gregory, a nine year old autistic boy. Cop Barlow is sure they'll try to silence him. He tries to get him to draw a picture of the man he saw.
Plot: female director, serial killer, scientist, autism, mask, murder, witness, police detective, multiple murder
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Innocent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, serial killer, deadly, crime, crimes, police detective and police investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Innocent: Laser Moon (1993), The Boys Next Door (1985), Dancing Trees (2009), The Night Stalker (2016), Sinister Minister (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, legal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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95%
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Laser Moon (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A radio DJ helps two police detectives hunt down a serial killer who kills women using a surgical laser instrument during every full moon and whom makes taunting phone calls the radio station.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, police detective, stripper, laser, serial killer, radio dj, psycho killer, taunting, full moon, female nudity, psycho, disc jockey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Boys Next Door (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trial of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, hate crime, killing spree, gay bar, violence, brutality, gun, crime, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Dancing Trees (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martha (Katie Boland), 18, sees the world as animated and fun. She has a form of autism that means she is a mathematical genuis whilst incapable of looking after herself. Living in a dull routinewith her cousin Nicole (Brooke Burns), and mother ...
Plot: autism, girl stripped down to bra, investigation, female director, death of mother, scientist, prodigy, murder of mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard RamĂ­rez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: police, rape, death, murder, serial killer, female director, serial murder, murderer, rapist
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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.
Plot: serial killer, mother daughter relationship, police detective, minister, murder, seduction, drugs, church, pot smoking
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72%
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Night Game (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, police detective, baseball, danger, deadly, crime, graphic violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Angel's Flight (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A series of murders involving a stripper (Indus Arthur) are investigated by a hard-drinking reporter (William Thourlby) in this late-entry film-noir.
Plot: stripper, noir, alcohol abuse, downtown, rape and revenge, serial killer, rape, neo noir, psychopath, slasher
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Proof of the Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.
Plot: killer, police detective, elevator, murder, witness, police investigation, multiple murder, killed in a car accident, straw hat, dying words, fashion show, serial killer
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, who done it, deadly, psychopath, strong violent content, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, law enforcement, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dragnet (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday is called back from vacation to work with his partner, Off. Bill Gannon, on a missing persons case. Two amateur female models and a young war widow have vanished, having been last seen with one J. Johnson. In the course of tracking ...
Plot: bound and gagged, lapd, police, voyeurism, sergeant, rejection, photographer, death, trailer park, neo noir, crime investigation, propaganda ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Night Visions (1990)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stubborn detective Tom Mackey, assigned to a Los Angeles murder case involving a couple of serial killings, gets increasingly frustrated with the dead end leads he's following and the lack of appreciation he gets from his chief, police captain ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police, psychic power, murder, police detective, falling to death, police captain, team up, psychic
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elizabeth Montgomery plays serial killer, churchgoer, and grandmother Blanch Taylor Moore in this, one of her last films before her untimely passing. Childhood memories of her womanizing and abusive father fill Moore with a hidden rage towards all ...
Plot: priest, marriage, murder, black widow, serial killer, poison, investigation, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, police investigation, deadly, psychopath, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
 426
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, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Richard "The Night Stalker" Ramirez who terrorized California in 1985 and the two Los Angeles police detectives who try to track him down.
Plot: true crime, serial killer, police, lynch mob, homicide detective, police investigation, fingerprint, pentagram, psycho killer, satanist, stalker, thief ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 813
Phantom Halo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers barely scrape by as their father continues to gamble and drink away the money they do bring home. They hatch a plan for a robbery but at what price?
Plot: female director, forgery, gambling, father son relationship, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, strangler, art student, slasher, crimes, psychopath, investigation, deadly, prostitute, obsession, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Out of Bounds (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, airport, hollywood sign, bus, police, heroin, law enforcement, city life, teenage life, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, los angeles, new orleans, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Furthest Witness (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kyle Braddock has spent the last decade moving witnesses over the border to Mexico and has always avoided confrontation or suspicion until now. Not only has he been framed for kidnapping but there's a malevolent and unrelenting figure on his ...
Plot: gunfight, garrote, running, gun fight, murder, witness, psycho, killer, car chase, motel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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52 Pick-Up (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, infidelity, neo noir, blackmail, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, neo-noir, hostages, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 143K
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, macabre, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, police investigation, crimes, secret, police detective, businessman, murder, double life, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 169
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, deadly, psychopath, police investigation, rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Side Show (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenage boy runs away from home. He joins the circus but finds out that it's not all what it's cracked up to be. But then the boy becomes a witness to a murder, and he must try to stay out of the killer's way.
Plot: murder, circus, carnival, tiger, lion tamer, witness, freak, racist, dwarf, runaway, train, sideshow
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: photographer, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, police investigation, mystery, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, betrayal, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 8K
Tenderness (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Russell Crowe stars as Detective Cristofuoro, a semi-retired police officer who is trying to unravel the past to discover whether a violent teenager, Eric Poole (Jon Foster), was responsible for the murder of his family. Sophie Traub co-stars as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, emotional, realistic
Plot: tough law enforcer, serial killer, teenage life, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, police detective, murder, murder of parents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, psychopath, violence, murder, police investigation, strangulation, rape, sexual abuse, crimes, hidden identity, serial rapist ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 41
Crosscurrent (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives investigating a murder committed on one of the city's famous cable cars discover that the victim was the son of a shipping tycoon. The trail leads to a drug dealer, a shady physician and a nervous police captain
Plot: murder, hitman, cable car, police detective, drug dealer, black cop, business tycoon
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 379
Face of Evil (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On her wedding night, twenty-year-old Darcy Palmer empties her fiancé's bank account and flees to New York City. Along the way, she tries robbing Brianne Dwyer, who's heading to a New England college for her freshman year, and ends up ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: female director, stolen identity, roommate, college, painter, teenage girl, college student, murder, psychopath, artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 144
Midnight Heat (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A story of cops, hookers, killers, and pimps; all centered around one sleazy night in the late 1980's. A cocaine addicted homicide detective (Jake Norvell) is brought out of suspension in order to trail a local prostitute (Bianca Queen) who may ...
Plot: nightlife, emotional breakdown, murder, gun, police, prostitute, pimp, criminal, serial killer, cocaine, sex scene, sleazy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%