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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, danger, murder, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, criminal psychologist, deadly, rivalry, woman in danger, police detective, mystery, 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 deadly, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, murder, crime and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Perfect Prey: When the Bough Breaks (1994), Along Came a Spider (2001), Tracks of a Killer (1996), The Cold Light of Day (1996), Night Game (1989). 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: psychological, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, crimes, mystery, police investigation, investigation, reluctant partners, psychopath, police detective, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, police investigation, crime, profiler, crimes, investigation, serial murder, ransom, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, serious, psychological, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, captivity, deadly, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, rescue, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: mind bending, atmospheric, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, child abuse, obsessive quest, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, mystery, psychopath, police corruption, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police detective, baseball, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, who done it, crime, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: serious, psychological, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: murder, track down, deadly, law enforcement, criminal heroes, chases and races, curses spells and rituals, dealing with death, crime, crimes, slasher, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sexual, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, vengeance, rivalry, chase, investigation, journalism, media, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manhunt, deadly, law enforcement, profiler, police detective, writer's life, crimes, mind game, psychopath, alcoholic ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, assassin, woman in danger, danger, best friends, gangsters, crimes, riddles and clues, psychopath, kidnapping, rivalry, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, couples, track down, stalking, danger, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, amateur detective, riddles and clues, mystery, who done it, mysterious character, crimes, protagonist as suspect, crime, psychopath, mind game, private detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, law enforcement, teenage life, family life, deadly, rivalry, murder, media, journalism, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, mind game, deadly, danger, 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, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, church, crime, who done it, riddles and clues, dangerous attraction, crimes, reluctant partners, mystery, life is a bitch, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
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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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, vengeance, investigation, tough heroes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop, female killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: psychological, mind bending, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, serial killer, police investigation, confined, chases and races, crimes, hostages, who done it, crime, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, investigation, psychopath, obsession, mind game, gory, crimes, mystery, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, injustice, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, slasher, obsession, voyeurism, alcohol abuse, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, human nature, violence spree, crime, crimes, gory, deadly, woman in danger, slasher ...
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, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, true crime, deadly, track down, law enforcement, rapist, life is a bitch, manhunt, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, colorado, seattle, usa
⇓ 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, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, computers and web, heroes, political conspiracy, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, mystery, riddles and clues, investigation, serial killer, danger, vengeance, crime, chases and races, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, desert, psychopath, on the road, serial killer, off the road, on the run, danger, woman in danger, obsession, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, dealing with death, reluctant partners, crimes, crime, danger, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly, partners, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, murder, urban, couple relations, city life, crimes, tough law enforcer, who done it, riddles and clues, deadly, death in the family, ratings ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, crimes, mystery, crime, danger, woman in danger, police detective, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, college student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, heroes, crime, protagonist as suspect, race against time, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexual
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, dangerous attraction, crime, romance, mystery, mute or deaf, fall in love, crimes, danger, obsession, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Midnight Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex Sheppard, a college student who hosts a late-night talk show on the campus radio station, finds herself in dire straits when she enrolls in the school her recently murdered sister attended in order to track down the killer. Little does Alex ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, serious, erotic, realistic
Plot: hitman, serial killer, couples, law enforcement, deadly, stalking, woman in danger, danger, college life, amateur detective, voyeurism, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, danger, psychopath, dishonesty, deadly, dangerous attraction, police investigation, rivalry, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%