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, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about murder, serial killer, deadly, crimes, police detective, crime and police investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Innocent: The Boys Next Door (1985), Laser Moon (1993), Dancing Trees (2009), Night Game (1989), Angel's Flight (1965). 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: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ 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, tense, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence spree, psychopath, hate crime, killing spree, gun, brutality, suburbs, teenage life, college, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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90%
 2.1
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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, slasher
Plot: murder, police detective, serial killer, stripper, laser, taunting, psycho killer, radio dj, full moon, dj, stalker, psycho ...
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89%
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 107
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, scientist, murder of mother, prodigy, death of mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, police detective, murder, baseball, crimes, police investigation, deadly, stalking, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 104
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.
Style: noir, slasher, neo noir
Plot: stripper, serial killer, psychopath, rape, rape and revenge, downtown, alcohol abuse
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Proof of the Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 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, multiple murder, elevator, witness, murder, killed in a car accident, fashion show, straw hat, dying words, police investigation, 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, deadly, who done it, psychopath, strong violent content, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, danger, physical appearance, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: bound and gagged, lapd, police, voyeurism, sergeant, rejection, photographer, death, trailer park, crime investigation, propaganda, dating service ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 371
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, falling to death, police captain, psychic power, murder, police detective, 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: trial, investigation, poison, serial killer, murder, marriage, priest, court, black widow
⇓ 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, riddles and clues, police detective, psychopath, danger, law enforcement, gang, police investigation, deadly, rivalry, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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
⇓ 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: serial killer, police, true crime, psycho killer, police sergeant, pentagram, breaking and entering, fingerprint, thief, woman shot, homicide detective, police partner ...
Time: year 1985, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, airport, hollywood sign, heroin, police, bus, law enforcement, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, los angeles, venice beach california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
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, killer, psycho, motel, car chase, murder, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: forgery, female director, milf, gambling, brother brother relationship, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 6K
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: neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, infidelity, blackmail, crimes, crime, panties pulled down, crime gone awry, neo-noir, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 176
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: suspenseful, rough, 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%
 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 ⇓
40%
 6.6
 36
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: tiger, murder, witness, runaway, lion tamer, sideshow, circus, train, dwarf, racist, freak, carnival
⇓ 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: murder, photographer, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, uncover truth, police investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, serial killer, deadly, manipulation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Little Things (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, murder investigation, police, serial murder, missing person, pursuit, society, murder, chase, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
36%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, realistic, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, psychopath, murder, police investigation, serial rapist, strangulation, rape, sexual abuse, crimes, hidden identity, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: serial killer, teenage life, tough law enforcer, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, on the run, crimes, deadly, unlikely couple, police detective, murder of parents, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 411
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, artist, teenage girl, college student, stolen identity, roommate, college, painter, murder, psychopath
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 149
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: criminal, serial killer, emotional breakdown, police, gun, prostitute, pimp, sex scene, cocaine, murder, drugs, sleazy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%