Movies like The Pass 1998

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The Pass
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: neo noir, addiction, murder, crimes, deadly, gambling, down on your luck, hitchhiking, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, hitchhiker, serial killer
Time: 90s
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Most similar movies to The Pass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime and danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Pass: Absence of the Good (1999), Sunset Grill (1993), Hear No Evil (1993), The List (2000), Deceived (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Absence of the Good
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes' home life is beginning to crumble in the wake of his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, protagonist as suspect, dealing with death, mind game, death in the family, haunted by the past, murder, police corruption, who done it, psychopath, police investigation, psychic ...
Time: 90s
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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Sunset Grill
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ryder Hart is a private investigator and former police officer who is down on his luck and drinks too much. His estranged wife Anita runs a bar and restaurant called the Sunset Grill and is romantically involved with a cop who worked with Hart.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: neo noir, gory, amateur detective, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, private detective, partners against crime, crime, mystery, murder, frame up, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
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System:   95%
    User:   87%
 
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Hear No Evil
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, mystery, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, golden years, deaf, chase, corruption, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
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System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
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The List
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being arrested for solicitation, a high-class prostitute threatens to make public a list of her best clients and someone resorts to murder to keep the list a secret. Meanwhile, the judge on the case struggles with his dilemma and one cop aims ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, legal action, legal investigation, prostitute, uncover truth, murder, political corruption, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
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System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
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Deceived
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the supposed death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. After his supposed death, strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's past. Developments ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: amateur detective, crime, serial killer, stolen identity, mystery, betrayal, intrigue, bigamy, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   83%
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Dirty Work
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: partners against crime, urban, tough law enforcer, crime, army investigation, hotel, murder, police corruption, hitman, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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System:   79%
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Fatal Instinct
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A homicide detective (Michael Madsen) falls for a resort owner (Laura Johnson) suspected of slaying a playboy developer.
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, crime, sexual relations, murder, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   77%
 
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Sunset Heat
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former drug-dealer photojournalist (Michael Paré) returns to Los Angeles and helps friends terrorized by his ex-partner (Dennis Hopper).
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, motorcycle, bar, beach, witnessing a crime, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   73%
    User:   72%
 
Midnight Witness
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, injustice, crime, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, chase, on the run, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
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System:   73%
    User:   88%
 
Extremely Dangerous
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Extremely Dangerous is a 1999 four part series for ITV starring Sean Bean as an ex-National Criminal Intelligence Service undercover agent convicted of the brutal murder of his wife and child who goes on the run to try and clear his name. He sets ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, murder, fugitives, crime, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, espionage, investigation, manhunt, innocent, mind game, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
The Killing Time
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, neo noir, manipulations, murder, resort, small town, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
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Twin Sisters
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: crime, strong sexual content, amateur detective, prostitute, manipulations, murder, switching roles, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, hidden identity, twins ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   53%
 
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Dangerous Love
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: frame up, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, mystery, law enforcement, false accusation, righting the wronged, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   72%
 
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Postmortem
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, crimes, deadly, murder, writer's life, manhunt, law enforcement, profiler, police detective, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
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System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
Perfect Witness
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A witness to a mob killing has second thoughts about testifying when he realizes his family might become a target.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, dedicated lawyer, prison, crime, witnessing a crime, murder, crimes, restaurant, deadly, legal, witness, courtroom ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
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Nightwatch
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, male nudity, stylish, visceral, twists & turns, mystery, murder mystery, police investigation, psychology, greed, paranoid ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   65%
 
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Blind Side
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, mystery, mysterious character, investigation, pregnancy, on the run, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
Executive Power
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, witnessing a crime, investigation, legal investigation, uncover truth, political conspiracy, political corruption, torture, murder, political intrigue, who done it, campaign ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
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Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, vengeance, infidelity, family in danger, crimes, danger, nanny, deadly, murder, babies and infants, psychopath, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
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Deep Cover
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, betrayal, police investigation, vengeance, drugs, neo noir, undercover cop, corruption, stylish, drug dealing, violent ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
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Payback
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: neo noir, vengeance, crimes, prison, couples, femme fatale, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love triangle, sexual relations, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
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Sorted
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young lawyer gets more than he bargains for while investigating his brother's mysterious death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: amateur detective, drugs/alcohol, nightclub, investigation, uncover truth, nightlife, crimes, murder, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, rave ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Intimate Stranger
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, murder, phone sex, crime, psychopath, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, mind game, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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To Protect and Serve
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, serial killer, investigation, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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Delusion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who has just embezzled money from his company is driving through the Nevada desert. He picks up a pretty girl and her seemingly goofy boyfriend. The girl is a Las Vegas showgirl and the boyfriend turns out to be a professional killer, and he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, neo noir, crime gone awry, desert, on the run, vengeance, adventure, down on your luck, kidnapping, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, america, las vegas
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System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Kate's Addiction
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic woman becomes dangerously jealous when her best friend begins dating a handsome man. She will stop at nothing to keep the two apart, even if it means destroying their relationship or even murdering one of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder, crime, college, couples, best friends, gays and lesbians, obsession, blind ambition, dangerous attraction, addiction, drug abuse, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
Benefit of the Doubt
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, dealing with death, prison, murder, false accusation, family life, chase, crimes, deadly, family relations, single parent, manhunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
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Frame by Frame
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pair of romantically entangled cops become suspects in the brutal murder of one of their mates.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, policewoman, triad, investigation, gambling, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 

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Dream Man
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her visions true, or planned by someone who knows what she can see?
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, psychic, supernatural ability, mystery, romance, dangerous attraction, love affair, murder, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
The Skulls II
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After joining the Skulls, Ryan Sommers (Robin Dunne) is warned not to betray any secrets about the organization or its high-powered members. However, when Ryan witnesses a murder within the Skulls' private chambers, he finds that the closer he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, government agency, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, betrayal, mystery, investigation, mind game, morgue, literature, coroner, lacrosse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
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System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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