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Perfect Prey (1998)
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Perfect Prey (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former Texas Ranger is recruited by a Houston police captain to assist a homicide detective in the search for an elusive serial killer who collects antique dolls.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, crimes, obsession, psychopath, kidnapping, crime, mystery, danger, murder, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, criminal psychologist, deadly, rivalry, woman in danger, police detective, doll, psychologist, texas ranger, bag over head, antique
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Perfect Prey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, crime, law enforcement and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Perfect Prey: When the Bough Breaks (1994), Along Came a Spider (2001), Try to Remember (2004), Tracks of a Killer (1996), The Cold Light of Day (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: serious, psychological, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, crimes, murder, missing person, investigation, police investigation, deadly, mentally unstable, police detective, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, police investigation, psychologist, psychopath, crime, profiler, crimes, investigation, serial murder, ransom, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ 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 ⇓
67%
Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, woman in danger, danger, captivity, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, confined, uninhibited rivalry, psychopath, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Cold Light of Day (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A troubled detective befriends a single woman and her daughter with the intention of using them as bait for a serial killer.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, child abuse, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, obsessive quest, bait, police corruption, psychopath, mystery, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 593
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: offbeat, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police detective, baseball, police investigation, crimes, crime, who done it, deadly, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 858
The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, gang, police investigation, danger, rivalry, murder, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
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Blind Witness (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Woman is trapped in her home with her husband's killers.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, exciting ...
Plot: murder, dealing with death, chases and races, crimes, curses spells and rituals, criminal heroes, track down, crime, law enforcement, deadly, disability, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: realistic, sexual, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, investigation, media, rivalry, chase, deadly, law enforcement, journalism, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
48%
 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, law enforcement, manhunt, mind game, profiler, psychopath, deadly, crimes, writer's life, police detective, american abroad ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: rivalry, mind game, deadly, psychopath, murder, serial killer, amateur detective, law enforcement, private detective, danger, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, mind game, danger, family life, law enforcement, deadly, murder, teenage life, crimes, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, serial killer, who done it, stalking, danger, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 850
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, vengeance, investigation, tough heroes, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, death of brother, undercover cop, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 7K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, psychopath, society, murder, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, danger, small town, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, murder, crimes, violence spree, psychopath, police investigation, stalking, danger, deadly, mind game, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Twist of Faith (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vancouver Police Detective Henry Smith is one of those investigating the murder of Roman Catholic Father Martin, who was crucified in his own church.
Style: realistic, mind bending, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, church, murder, redemption, psychopath, clergy, murderous pair, life is a bitch, reluctant partners, crimes, mystery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: mind bending, serious, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, track down, confined, crimes, chases and races, riddles and clues, parents and children, crime, family life, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.0
 135
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, on the run, drug abuse, danger, drug dealing, crimes, dishonesty, forced into action, crime, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 398
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, serial killer, vigilantism, danger, law enforcement, deadly, psychopath, track down, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
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The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, investigation, obsession, psychopath, mystery, crimes, gory, mind game, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, mystery, riddles and clues, investigation, serial killer, vengeance, danger, crime, crimes, chases and races, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Night Vision (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psycho serial killer who videotapes each of his bloody conquests is on the loose, and it's up to alcoholic motorcycle cop Dak and his new tough-as-nails partner, Kristen, to bring him to justice. But as the body count increases, so does the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, danger, psychopath, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, slasher, rivalry, chase, stalking, injustice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, violence spree, slasher, crimes, psychopath, gory, deadly, woman in danger, human nature, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, true crime, who done it, chases and races, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, crimes, rivalry, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, colorado, utah, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Without Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, heroes, dedicated lawyer, siblings relations, uncover truth, who done it, computers and web, dishonesty, deadly, political conspiracy, law enforcement, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Perfect (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: desert, psychopath, murder, serial killer, on the road, crimes, chases and races, obsessive quest, cons and scams, deadly, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, clergy, danger, stalking, psychopath, police investigation, terrorism, riddles and clues, urban, who done it, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, race against time, heroes, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%