Movies like The Black Test Car

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The Black Test Car (1962)
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The Black Test Car (1962)
Original name: 黒の試走車
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch.
Style: neo noir
Plot: businessman, crash, highway, whiskey, confession, promotion, corporate greed, corporate crime, loudspeaker, playground, prototype, spy, war veteran, espionage, police, yakuza, train, beach, fire, veteran, nurse, boardroom
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to The Black Test Car

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and neo noir films with plots about murder, police, crimes, police officer, crime, investigation and death mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Black Test Car: Zero Focus (1961), High and Low (1963), The Quiller Memorandum (1966), Hustle (1975), The Third Murder (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zero Focus (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One week into newlywed Teiko Uhara's marriage, her husband, Kenichi, leaves on a short business trip and never returns. Teiko travels across Japan to search for him, and along the way discovers some surprising facts about her husband's ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: train travel, flashback, confession, prostitute, cliff, police, police officer, multiple murder, secret, vice squad, arranged marriage, train ride ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.4
 39K
High and Low (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ransom, kidnapping, police, mistaken identity, psychopath, chauffeur, crimes, crime, missing person, rescue, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two British agents are murdered by a mysterious Neonazi organization in West Berlin. The British Secret Service sends agent Quiller to investigate. Soon Quiller is confronted with Neonazi chief "Oktober" and involved in a dangerous game ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, heroes, undercover, crimes, rivalry, political intrigue, working undercover, racism, danger, secret agents, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 2K
Hustle (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Phil Gaines is a bitter, cynical cop who investigates the case of a dead stripper/porno actress found on the beach. Gaines is experiencing a troubled relationship with a hooker, and things don't get any better when the dead girl's father ...
Style: neo noir, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, loss of daughter, hostage, beach, police, suicide, artists and showbiz, investigation, manipulations, police investigation, dancer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Third Murder (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, puzzle, school, courtroom drama, secret, prison, police, witness, judge, lie ...
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, priest, gunfight, police officer, police, warden, rookie, police captain, drug addict, revolver ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Shinjuku Triad Society (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is based around the interactions of a triad group with a police officer as well as opposing yakuza organizations. When the younger brother to a renegade police officer becomes the lawyer to the triad group, an argument between the two leads ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, chase, gangsters, murder, police corruption, dark humor, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, master criminal, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, taiwan, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 313
Black Kiss (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Asuka is an aspiring model who moves to Tokyo to pursue her career. She moves into a small apartment with a friend of a friend, Kasumi. A bizarre murder occurs in the hotel across the street. The body was mutilated and repositioned into a lurid work ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, crimes, who done it, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky ...
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, businessman, false accusation, lie, lawyer, murder suspect, evidence, female lawyer, suspect, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 1K
Clean Hands (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sylvia has turned a blind eye for too long to husband Eddie's flourishing drug business. When his dealing takes a (deadly) turn for the worse, however, her need to protect the lives and futures of her young children compel her to flee. But ...
Plot: shot in the hand, daughter, fire, police, train, beach, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, atmospheric, clever, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, murder, jazz, war veteran, jazz club, private detective, political corruption, crime, crimes, neo-noir, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: confession, murder, strangulation, strangled to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Salzburg Connection (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American lawyer on vacation in Europe is asked by a book publisher to stop by the Austrian town of Salzburg to see a photographer who's taking pictures for a book on picturesque Austrian lakes. Upon his arrival he senses that something is ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: reporter, war crime, murder of husband, nazi, assassin, world war two, spy, car chase, conspiracy, photographer, lawyer, secret agent ...
Time: year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Zero Woman: Dangerous Game (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this installment of the Zero Woman series, Rei, the number-one assassin of the Tokyo Police Department's secret Zero Division, has been assigned to take out a notorious gangster responsible for dozens of murders. At the same time, she must ...
Plot: female assassin, femme fatale, beach, violence, yakuza, police, female killer, lesbian, witness protection, girls with guns
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crimes, arms dealing, crime, investigation, deadly, mystery, hospital, police, businessman, medical ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 12K
Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Vikram decides to elope with his girlfriend Mini for a better life. For this purpose he decides to steal the money collected by his business partners for a drug deal. Everything goes horribly wrong when the partner carrying the money, Shiva, is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, deadly, drug dealing, thief, dishonesty, theft, gangsters, murder, vengeance, graphic violence, rivalry, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Kiss Before Dying (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, twins, deadly, danger, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, blind ambition, investigation, ambition, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 40
Detour (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A nightclub piano player (Tom Neal Jr.) hitchhikes to the West Coast and soon figures into two deaths.
Style: neo noir
Plot: neo-noir, arizona desert, femme fatale, stolen identity, murder, hitchhiking
Time: 1940s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.0
 31K
The Limey (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece ...
Style: neo noir, non-linear, stylized, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, gangsters, murder, hitman, daughter, drugs, motel room, suitcase, record producer, warehouse, stakeout, ex convict ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 768
The Demon (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi - and his very surprised and angry wife Oume - and disappears.
Style: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, sexy, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, greed, child abuse, manipulation, couples, family problems, strong sexual content, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, gloomy, tense, surreal ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, femme fatale, boxer, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, murder, mystery, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 95
O Fascínio (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Spain, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An intriguing story about a family and a manor house (where some terrible crimes were committed in the past by a member of that family) adapted from a novel with the same title by Tabajara Ruas.
Plot: murder, mystery, cross dressing, spanish civil war, female nudity, adultery, legend, inheritance, flick knife, politics, memory, revolver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 52K
Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, ransom, highway, uncover truth, chase, kidnapping, danger, woman in danger, gang, deception, truck driver, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, arizona, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Girl Hunters (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer, in this 1963 adaptation of his novel. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long bender, scooped out of the gutter by a bitter cop intent on prying ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, neo noir, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, columnist, espionage, alcohol abuse, missing person, woman in danger, crimes, intrigue, private detective, mystery, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 850
Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: british noir, noir
Plot: police, murder, salesman, boarding house, investigation, police procedural, traveling salesman, seaside, police investigation, corpse, police car, police officer ...
Place: brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, moral dilemma, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, church, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, society, legal, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cash on Demand (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: whiskey, christmas card, cashier, burglar alarm, stress, extortion, handcuffs, christmas, fleeing, storage unit, bank, thief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Castle of Sand (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Yoshitaro Nomura’s 1975 film of Seicho Matsumoto’s immensely popular detective story tells the tale of two detectives, Imanishi (Tetsuro Tamba) and Yoshimura (Kensaku Morita), tasked with tracking down the murderer of an old man, found ...
Plot: police investigation, class differences, murder investigation, letter, flashback, adoption, cinema, urban setting, police officer killed, countryside, drifter, writers ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 8K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, kidnapping, gangsters, mafia, crime, crimes, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, post world war two, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 162
The Rendezvous (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During a long train ride heading north of Japan, a young man addresses an older woman in front of him. At first she doesn't respond, but he finally gets her into a conversation when he offers her lunch. Thus begins Saito Koichi's famous ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: criminal, cemetery, train, older woman younger man relationship, criminal gang, snow, sea, prison, train ride, kiss, falling in love, wife murders husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%