Movies like Rider on the Rain

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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, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, rough, realistic, gloomy
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, corpse, roadblock, rapist, crimes, crime, track down, danger, mind game, life is a bitch, deadly, woman in danger, violence, machismo, crime investigation, mother daughter relationship, american abroad, vengeance, military officer, mystery, chases and races, army investigation, rape, poker ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, southern france

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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, crime, deadly, murder, danger, violence and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Rider on the Rain: Irreversible (2002), Try to Remember (2004), Villa Captive (2011), The Last Deadly Mission (2008), Empire of the Wolves (2005). 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: rape, violence, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sadism, anal rape, brutality, strong sexual content, sexual cruelty, party, rape and revenge, anal sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, manhunt, police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, mystery, woman in danger, mind game, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ 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: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, rape, danger, vengeance, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, woman in danger, deadly, violence spree, crimes, death, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: memory loss, police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, mind game, life is a bitch, murder, deadly, master criminal, danger, terrorism, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, murder, police, deadly, violence, law enforcement, psychopath, self mutilation, insanity, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: rapist, courtroom drama, small town, mind game, sexual abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, fighting the system, obsession, murder, private detective, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, disturbing, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, questioning, mystery, child murder, suspect, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, crimes, mystery, crime, law enforcement, deadly, serial killer, danger, college student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, law enforcement, obsession, race against time, missing person, murder, danger, track down, special agents, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The American Friend (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, assassination, murder, neo noir, forgery, gangsters, race against time, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, west germany, texas, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, nanny, kidnapping, law enforcement, dishonesty, woman in danger, danger, frame up, confined, crimes, killer, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: disturbing, realistic, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: police corruption, murder, serial killer, police investigation, incompetent police, injustice, society, danger, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, mind game, intrigue, danger, greed, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, berlin germany, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Killing Words (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, serial killer, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, abduction, monologue, basement, video tape ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, disturbing, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, danger, murder, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, manhunt, violence, rescue, weekend, feral child, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: island, murder, danger, isolation, estate, crimes, crime, confined, haunted by the past, master and servant, adult virgin, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Chasing Ghosts (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, manhunt, mind game, psychopath, murder, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, mystery, track down, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.4
 16K
Contestant 13 (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: overdose, crime, murder, crimes, reward, social decay, deadly, danger, fish out of water, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, suicidal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, italian mafia, murder, hitman, rise and fall, society, rebellion, fighting the system, master criminal, prison life, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1950s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, nazi occupation, mystery, crime, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, serial killer, world war two, conspiracy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1944 ...
Place: france, europe, poland, hamburg germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, violence against women, missing person, 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 ⇓
33%
 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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: retiring, hitman, deadly, danger, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, swimming pool, police brutality, immaturity, explosion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, serious ...
Plot: crime, uncover truth, mystery, mistaken identity, stalking, riddles and clues, crimes, life is a bitch, missing person, murder, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hidden identity, mysterious character, buried truth, police investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, serial killer, cons and scams, impostor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: switzerland, europe, france, geneva switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: bleak, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: espionage, missing person, columnist, undercover, neo noir, private detective, woman in danger, danger, intrigue, rivalry, alcohol abuse, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, crime, search, crimes, partners, journalist, uncover truth, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1966
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After being cruelly set up by a crooked detective named Sugimi (Isao Natsuyagi), whom she loved, Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion) (Meiko Kaji) is sentenced to do hard time in a women's prison, which is run by sadistic and horny male ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: prison, vengeance, women's prison, corrupt law enforcer, prison life, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, woman in danger, danger, life is a bitch, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 1K
The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, life is a bitch, track down, crimes, woman in danger, deadly, violence, brutality, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, florida, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, crimes, tough heroes, life is a bitch, rape, violence, suicide, dark hero, justice, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%