Movies like Rider on the Rain

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Rider on the Rain (1970)
Original name: Le passager de la pluie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, gloomy, rough, psychological
Plot: sexual abuse, roadblock, military officer, corpse, rapist, self defense, mind game, mystery, woman in danger, violence, crimes, deadly, crime, army investigation, track down, vengeance, chases and races, life is a bitch, danger, rape victim, mini skirt, stockings, rape, pantyhose, jealous man ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, southern france, paris france

Most similar movies to Rider on the Rain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, deadly, violence, danger and rivalry mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Rider on the Rain: Irreversible (2002), The Valachi Papers (1972), Farewell, Friend (1968), Try to Remember (2004), Mad Enough to Kill (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Irreversible (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, surreal, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, party, vengeance, brutality, revenge, violence, sex, prostitute, evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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95%
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, hitman, anti heroes, crime, fugitives, prohibition, gangsters, master criminal, special agents, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 1930s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: male friendship, chase, heist, rivalry, femme fatale, soldier, friendship, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, intrigue, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Try to Remember (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, mystery, partners against crime, vengeance, crime, small town, murder, small town life, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Mad Enough to Kill (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A girl from an asylum is engaged as nurse to a small, spoiled orphan boy, whose uncle has evil designs on him, and who hopes to kill him and cast the blame on the girl.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, confined, crimes, danger, family relations, nanny, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, violence, blackmail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 739
I Accuse (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A chilling tale based on a real event in which a doctor stepped out of line and sexually assaulted a patient when drugged.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: rapist, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, small town, mind game, vengeance, crime, obsession, doctors and patients, murder, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: serious, suspenseful, gloomy, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: crime, dishonesty, life is a bitch, investigation, mind game, injustice, rivalry, couples, battles, murder, crimes, neo noir ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, rape, sexual abuse, crime, danger, journalist, missing person, uncover truth, serial killer, abuse, partners, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1966
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.0
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Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape, vigilante, revenge, murder, surveillance, vengeance, vigilantism, crime, drug traffic, urban, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, missing person, columnist, crime, neo noir, private detective, investigation, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, intrigue, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 16K
Ripley's Game (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in killing a rival. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, villa, russian mafia, crime, greed, intrigue, mind game, party, performance, insult, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, berlin germany, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
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Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, missing person, police investigation, race against time, chases and races, crimes, danger, rivalry, who done it, woman in danger, confined, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Backwoods (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An English couple's holiday in Spain is interrupted when they discover a girl imprisoned in a cabin.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, danger, murder, woman in danger, crimes, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, manhunt, village, execution, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, investigation, mystery, hacker, journalist, crime, age difference, uncover truth, unlikely relationship, peril, suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1949, year 1958, year 2002 ...
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Someone Behind the Door (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A brain doctor (Anthony Perkins) with an unfaithful wife (Jill Ireland) brings home an amnesiac (Charles Bronson) and gets him to commit murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: cheating wife, amnesia, murder, rivalry, manipulations, crime, mind game, doctors and patients, cons and scams, memory loss, crimes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, rape, danger, murder, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
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Zift (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien world - the totalitarian Sofia of the 60s. His first night of ...
Style: dark humor, serious, atmospheric, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, crimes, society, life is a bitch, crime, injustice, mystery, fish out of water, confined, deadly, misfit, dictatorship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Plot: uncover truth, crime, murder, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, stalking, haunted by the past, missing person, mistaken identity, riddles and clues, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Contestant 13 (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: overdose, gambling, crime, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, murder, social decay, pistol, deadly, life is a bitch, fish out of water, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Adversary (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrère, it is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. L'Adversaire's protagonist Jean-Marc Faure (Auteuil) pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plot ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hidden identity, cons and scams, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, mysterious character, serial killer, police investigation, buried truth, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: switzerland, europe, france, geneva switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, chase, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Family (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, revenge, hitman, murder, femme fatale, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, revenge, couples, murder, village, gory, lust, self defense, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Between 1978 and 1979, the inhabitants of the Oise are in fear of a maniac who kills several hitchhikers and escape the police. He was then dubbed "the killer of the Oise" is actually a shy young policeman who will investigate his own ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, crime, danger, police, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, law enforcement, psychopathic killer, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, amateur detective, train, mysterious character, investigation, romance, dishonesty, mind game, woman in danger, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Illustrious Corpses (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. (IMDb)
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mystery, political conspiracy, political corruption, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
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Cold Sweat (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black marketeering. Together with Ross' cohorts Joe agrees to escape with them, but ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, boat, crash, cabin, revenge, gun, danger, chase, car chase, gangsters, cold, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea, french riviera, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, mind game, psychopath, investigation, crime, police investigation, killings, crimes, police, police detective, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, vengeance, mystery, investigation, repayment, femme fatale, small town, crime, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, false accusation, mystery, woman in danger, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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