Movies like Mindfield

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Mindfield (1989)
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Mindfield (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a police detective kills a criminal, this traumatic event triggers a locked memory, he didn't know he had, of him being a subject of a CIA experiment.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, based on true events
Plot: drug abuse, mystery, experiment gone awry, undercover, government agency, christmas, police, hitman, female nudity, racial slur, doctor, robbery, fbi agent, murder, breasts, mind control, strike, sex shop, attorney, death of friend, police officer, therapy, human rights, flashback, exploding car
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec

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Most similar movies to Mindfield

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, danger, mystery, female nudity and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Mindfield: Full Disclosure (2001), Visiting Hours (1982), The Last Stop (2000), Blindside (1987), Choke (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Full Disclosure (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: terrorism, undercover, hidden identity, manhunt, government agency, danger, special agents, on the run, chases and races, journalism, federal bureau of investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Visiting Hours (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slasher finds the hospital where a TV newswoman is recovering from his attack.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, hospital, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, danger, murder, woman in danger, journalism, crimes, investigation, psycho ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 573
The Last Stop (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of quircky, snow bound, strangers discover there are killers amongst them.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, slasher, mystery, confined, deadly, danger, gory, isolation, crime scene, road accident, psychopathic killer, group of friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 332
Blindside (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Harvey Keitel plays Penfield Gruber, a once great scientist, reduced to managing a sleazy hotel. Gruber monitors the daily comings and goings of his tenants, mainly for his own interest, until underworld figures ask him to spy on a suspected ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, espionage, scientist, hotel, drug dealing, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry, profanity, voyeurism, obsession, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 413
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, crime, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, danger, manipulations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Murder in the Central Committee (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The plot follows a private detective, an ex communist and former CIA agent, who travels from Barcelona to Madrid to discover the identity of the assassin of the leader of the Spanish Communist party who was stabbed during a blackout while presiding ...
Style: biting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, graphic violence, politics, rivalry, government agency, strong sexual content, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 685
Dead Awake (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An insomniac (Stephen Baldwin) who walks the streets at night witnesses a murder which triggers a strange chain of events.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: insomnia, murder, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, mind game, psychopath, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.7
 381
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, law enforcement, investigation, dealing with death, crimes, mystery, deadly, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, frame up, video cassette, agent, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, crime, deadly, dishonesty, government conspiracy, tv station ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 233
Killing Blue (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new assistant, Shirly Mai, is an attractive and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, drug dealing, redemption, haunted by the past, drug abuse, working undercover, police corruption, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 371
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, chases and races, chase, amateur detective, crimes, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Seduction (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A beautiful newscaster is stalked and tormented by a photographer obsessed with her beauty.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sexual, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: stalking, psychopath, stalker, couples, media, best friends, vengeance, obsession, danger, journalism, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 162
Twin Sisters (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman flies from Los Angeles to Montreal to investigate the supposed death of her identical twin. What she finds out could get her killed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: twins, murder, manipulations, crime, prostitute, law enforcement, crimes, estrangement, strong sexual content, danger, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, los angeles, montreal quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 762
The Amateur (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: murder, espionage, intrigue, politics, hostage, against the rules, rebellion, crimes, undercover, government agency, deadly, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Slipping Into Darkness (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three spoiled college girls are held responsible for a handicapped boys death.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), train, murder, gang, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, youth, life is a bitch, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sick young man drives around in his daddy's camper, looking for lone stray females to kidnap, torture, rape, and murder.
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, scary, erotic ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, obsession, slasher, serial killer, hitchhiking, youth, crimes, deadly, contests and competitions, rivalry, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 10K
The Caller (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Puerto Rico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Troubled divorcee Mary Kee is tormented by a series of sinister phone calls from a mysterious woman. When the stranger reveals she's calling from the past, Mary tries to break off contact. But the caller doesn't like being ignored, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: anonymous telephone call, female stalker, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, supernatural, mystery, torment, divorced divorcee, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love at First Kill (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An overprotective mother tries to stop her son's budding relationship with a flirtatious young divorce.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: mother son conflict, destructive relationship, family relations, mentally unstable, obsession, fall in love, parents and children, domineering mother, single mother, overbearing mother, small town, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
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Gotham (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A New York private eye searches for a socialite who supposedly drowned 10 years before.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: neo noir, private detective, ghost, manipulations, love and romance, couples, manipulation, haunted by the past, fall in love, afterlife, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Picture Claire (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her Montreal apartment burns down and her possessions are reduced to ash, Claire Beaucage heads to her boyfriend's place in Toronto, only to find that he's missing. Then the police mistake her for Lily Warden, a sinister woman who ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: chase, mistaken identity, murder, police, theft, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, neo noir, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, bahamas, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: mystery, murder, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, uncover truth, missing person, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 3K
Wander (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: paranoia, car accident, violence, fbi agent, grief, conspiracy, private detective, small town, murder, post traumatic stress disorder, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 666
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, religions or cults, psychopath, violence spree, undercover, danger, special agents, crimes, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, legal, frame up, death row, false accusation, injustice, law enforcement, mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, answering machine, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, frame up, deadly, writer's life, race against time, mystery, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 863
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, neo noir, woman in danger, voyeurism, store, vengeance, murder, couples, psychopath, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Secret Pact (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After witnessing the killing of his parents, a young teenage boy is put in a witness relocation program and sent to a boarding school in Canada to start a new life. He soon befriends a fellow student whom is a hit man looking for him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: school, friendship, hitman, witness protection, witnessing a crime, youth, teenage life, graphic violence, danger, deadly, crimes, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Requiem for Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller starring Molly Ringwald
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, danger, media, unsupportive spouse, mystery, psychopath, radio show, who done it, fall in love, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Little Sweetheart (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A criminal couple, hiding out in a remote property become the unwitting victims of a plot to blackmail them by the most unlikely of conspirators.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: embezzlement, disorder, crime, dishonesty, juvenile delinquency, deadly, crimes, mischievous children, youth, murder, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 64
Caboose (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abandoned caboose becomes a junkie's hideout, a multiple murder has been committed. A police investigation leads nowhere, the crime remains unsolved, and Marceau, a hardened cop, resigns in the aftermath. But his troubles don't end ...
Plot: suspicion, drug use, murder, canadian, police officer, neo noir, police
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%