Movies like Night Moves

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Night Moves (1975)
 7.1
 16K
Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return her daughter. Harry travels to Florida to find her, but he begins to see a connection between the runaway girl, the world of Hollywood stuntmen, and a suspicious mechanic when an unsolved murder comes to light.
Style: neo noir, cynical, suspense, tense, psychological, meditative, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, missing person, crimes, infidelity, mystery, loneliness, manipulation, crime gone awry, complex characters, espionage, family problems, uncover truth, boat, actress, female criminal, male protagonist, extramarital affair, death of daughter, dysfunctional marriage, life is a bitch, teenage life, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, california, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Night Moves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, realistic and neo noir films with plots about murder, crimes, dialogue, twists and turns, police investigation, betrayal and storytelling mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Night Moves: Chinatown (1974), The Conversation (1974), Harper (1966), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), The Long Goodbye (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
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Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, corruption, femme fatale, rape, twists and turns, police, crimes, murder, conspiracy, father daughter incest, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, america, pacific ocean ...
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100%
The Conversation (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. ...
Style: psychological, suspense, cerebral, neo noir, disturbing ...
Plot: paranoia, surveillance, spy, conspiracy, character study, loneliness, murder, obsession, wiretap, hotel, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 10K
Harper (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.
Style: neo noir, suspense, cynical, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, murder, mystery, crimes, missing person, twists and turns, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, kidnapping, ransom, private investigator ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, clever, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, missing person, murder, african american, racism, political corruption, mystery, jazz club, home invasion, private investigator, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: los angeles, texas, california, usa, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: neo noir, cynical, witty, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, murder, cat, gangsters, crimes, twists and turns, betrayal, whodunit, beach, alcoholic, private investigator, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: malibu california, los angeles, california, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 7K
Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, murder mystery, investigation, twists and turns, false accusation, veteran, alcohol abuse, crimes, dishonesty, vietnam war, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, vietnam, asia, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 27K
Klute (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. Detective John Klute is hired to follow Daniel, and eventually begins a ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, prostitute, conspiracy, missing person, obsession, murder, crimes, private investigator, investigation, mystery, pimp, prostitution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 105K
Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, surreal, atmospheric, sexy, meditative ...
Plot: private investigator, drugs, investigation, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, drug trade, private detective, obsession, twists and turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), paranoia, police investigation, hippie ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1970, year 1967, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, southern california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 273K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, private detective, twists and turns, conspiracy, police investigation, kidnapped child, missing child, moral dilemma, crimes, pedophile, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 134K
8MM (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: private investigator, private detective, investigation, crimes, obsession, serial killer, mystery, revenge, murder, sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists and turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 13K
Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: suspense, clever, neo noir, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, crimes, murder, mystery, female nudity, missing person, betrayal, corruption, police investigation, murder mystery, femme fatale, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 98K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspense, suspenseful, cynical, tense ...
Plot: private detective, crime gone awry, adultery, murder, extramarital affair, murder mystery, crimes, hitman, twists and turns, betrayal, moral ambiguity, gunfight ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: psychological, suspense, cerebral, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsession, serial killer, manipulation, murder, sociopath, murder mystery, psychopath, gay, envy, secret identity, jealousy, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, mediterranean sea, europe, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, murder, crimes, investigation, police, mystery, police investigation, gangsters, conspiracy, revenge, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 10K
Shattered (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, erotic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, private detective, murder, twists and turns, amnesia, mystery, suspicion, mind game, infidelity, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, sexy, tense, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: crimes, mental illness, kidnapping, murder, crime gone awry, boxer, femme fatale, paranoia, runaway, writers, weapons, private detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The American Friend (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, bleak, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, assassination, hitman, gangsters, friendship, art, character study, betrayal, forgery, police investigation, loneliness, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: paris france, new york, hamburg germany, berlin germany, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 8K
Palmetto (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, intense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, police investigation, kidnapping, mystery, murder, scam, frame up, secrets, manipulation, plot twist, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Style: neo noir, cerebral, art house, tense, cynical ...
Plot: strip club, gangsters, gambling, nightclub, mafia, crimes, gambling debt, female nudity, hitman, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, investigation, mystery, adultery, extramarital affair, marriage, murder, twists and turns, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
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Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, twists and turns, investigation, guilt, mind game, law enforcement, brutality, prostitute, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 5K
Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, chase, violence, gang, vengeance, mafia, slaughterhouse, small community, collector, rape victim ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, kansas city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: suspense, clever, psychological, tense, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, crime gone awry, murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, twists and turns, character study, redemption, obsession, unlikely criminals, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.2
 14K
Insomnia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, neo noir, enigmatic ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, insomnia, murder, mystery, police detective, serial killer, manipulation, murder mystery, police officer killed, loss of partner, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In the Electric Mist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, police detective, ghost, uncover truth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, hallucination, gangsters, civil war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 53K
Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: suspense, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: train, travel, murder, drugs, snow, twists and turns, murder mystery, death, crimes, couples, winter, train travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, china, moscow russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 7K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, crimes, twists and turns, sex scene, dishonesty, interrogation, fall in love, romance, betrayal, plot twist, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, crimes, infidelity, romance, femme fatale, sex, obsession, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Weight of Water (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an ...
Style: sexy, psychological, tricky, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, infidelity, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, sexual relations, isolation, incest ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1870s, 2000s, victorian era
Place: san francisco, maine, new hampshire, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: sexy, neo noir, erotic, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), voyeurism, sex, female nudity, infidelity, murder, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, prostitution, prostitute, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%