Movies like Rider on the Rain

If you like "Rider on the Rain" you are looking for psychological, tense and twists and turns movies about / with sexual abuse, self defense, corpse, military officer, roadblock, rapist and crimes themes of Crime, Drama and Mystery genre shot in France or Italy.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Rider on the Rain (1970)
 6.9
 3K
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: psychological, tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, rough, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, corpse, military officer, roadblock, rapist, crimes, vengeance, crime, life is a bitch, track down, danger, chases and races, deadly, mind game, army investigation, woman in danger, mystery, violence, rape, poker, skinhead, stalker, pilot, american soldier ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, southern france

Most similar movies to Rider on the Rain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, deadly, danger, violence and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Rider on the Rain: Irreversible (2002), Try to Remember (2004), The Valachi Papers (1972), The Flock (2007), Mad Enough to Kill (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 109K
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: disturbing, tense, bleak, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, sexual perversion, sadism, rape and revenge, sexual cruelty, party, brutality, cruelty, woman in danger, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, scary, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, small town life, deadly, partners, law enforcement, amateur detective, homecoming, danger, woman in danger, best friends, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, italian mafia, murder, hitman, fugitives, anti heroes, state affairs, rebellion, friendship, fighting the system, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, law enforcement, obsession, missing person, danger, race against time, murder, crimes, special agents, track down, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, nanny, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, confined, kidnapping, frame up, danger, woman in danger, killer, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.0
 1K
Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: fighting crime, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, serial killer, society, injustice, law enforcement, incompetent police, murder, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.6
 779
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: tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rapist, courtroom drama, small town, mind game, sexual abuse, fighting the system, society, private detective, murder, obsession, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, missing person, columnist, rivalry, neo noir, mystery, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, intrigue, danger, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
rough movies
7208
gloomy movies
3152
france movies
2545
crime movies
5814
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, mind bending, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, murder, mistaken identity, haunted by the past, deadly, stalking, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, new year's eve, questioning, police inspector, life is a bitch, crime, couples, dishonesty, mind game, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, rough, mind bending, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, partners, uncover truth, manipulations, price of justice, protagonist as suspect, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, false accusation, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 823
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: tense, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, chase, rivalry, coldhearted, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 555
Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: crime, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, retiring, hitman, police brutality, explosion, violence, train ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 13K
Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape, vigilante, murder, surveillance, revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, crime, law enforcement, deadly, social decay, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 16K
Ripley's Game (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, 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, psychological, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hitman, human nature, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, mind game, danger, intrigue, greed, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, milan italy, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.8
 295
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: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, murder, vengeance, rape, deadly, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, violence spree, crime, woman in danger, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 60K
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, violence against women, police investigation, who done it, crimes, investigation, mystery, forensics, profiler, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, rape, danger, sexual abuse, missing person, uncover truth, crime, search, journalist, strong sexual content, hacker, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1966
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 2K
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, murder, hitman, femme fatale, revenge, vengeance, danger, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Ten Little Indians (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disturbing psychological thriller based on the classic novel by Agatha Christie. Ten strangers are forced to come face to face with their dark pasts after receiving an anonymous invitation to an isolated island off the coast of England.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, island, danger, isolation, estate, crime, crimes, confined, haunted by the past, master and servant, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, army investigation, conspiracy, betrayal, father daughter relationship, military life, fighting the system, u.s. army, politics, mystery, military, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 6K
Deceived (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: psychological, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: stolen identity, bigamy, intrigue, serial killer, chase, deadly, dishonesty, couples, murder, betrayal, amateur detective, mind game ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, soldier, friendship, rivalry, chase, heist, male friendship, adventure, manipulations, criminal's revenge, confined, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, congo, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, serial killer, redemption, swat, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, woman in danger, crime, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matsu, known to the prisoners as Scorpion, is locked away in the bowels of the prison as revenge for disrupting the smooth operation of the prison and for her disfiguring attack on the warden. Granted a one day reprieve due to the visit of a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Plot: punishment, village, danger, woman in danger, isolation, deadly, prison life, rivalry, sexual abuse, confined, chases and races, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ 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: rough, mind bending, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, serial killer, deadly, dishonesty, crime, crimes, mysterious character, cons and scams, buried truth, hidden identity, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: switzerland, france, europe, paris france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, police brutality, strangulation, investigation, crime, murder, mystery, missing child, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: memory loss, mystery, crimes, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, immigrants, mind game, master criminal, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
This Man Must Die (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When his young son is killed in a hit and run accident, Charles Thenier resolves to hunt down and murder the killer. By chance, Thenier makes the acquaintance of an actress, Helène Lanson, who was in the car at the time of the accident. He then ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: hit and run, diary, beach, seaside, driver, letter, dealing with death, obsession, family relations, rivalry, destiny, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Last Known Address (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marceau Léonetti (Lino Ventura), a competent and energetic officer stops by chance the son of an influential lawyer driving under the influence of alcohol. A few months later, the lawyer falsely accuses Léonetti as being violent and incompetent. ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police detective, investigation, city life, violence spree, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry, urban, deadly, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Related movie lists