Movies like The Night Caller

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The Night Caller (1975)
 7.0
 3K
The Night Caller (1975)
Original name: Peur sur la ville
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the investigation and he has hard work with the maniac.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psycho film, exciting, sadistic, cult film, porno movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crimes, crime, law enforcement, pursuit, skyscraper, criminal, mysterious villain, evil man, killer, bank robbery, knife murder, creep, psycho killer, chase, danger, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, tough law enforcer, police detective, sadistic killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france

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Most similar movies to The Night Caller

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, deadly, murder, psychopath and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Night Caller: The Loner (1987), The Outsider (1983), Hunter Will Get You (1976), He Knows You're Alone (1980), The First Deadly Sin (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
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The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, crime, crimes, police officer killed, police chase, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 2K
The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, crimes, fighting crime, drug abuse, chases and races, lone wolves, gangsters, injustice, hotshot hero, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, europe, marseille, marseille provence, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Hunter Will Get You (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before killing them.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, bounty hunter, serial killer, heist, juvenile delinquency, crime, crimes, reluctant partners, unlikely criminals, police detective, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, sadistic killer, slasher, murder, stalker, law enforcement, crimes, stalking, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The First Deadly Sin (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A serial killer is stalking New York. Inspector Edward X. Delaney is an NYPD detective, nearing retirement, who is trying to put together the pieces of the case. Are the victims somehow linked? What does the brutal method of death signify?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, serial killer, law enforcement, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, couple relations, police investigation, murder investigation, mysterious villain, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 960
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, rivalry, serial killer, injustice, vigilantism, danger, fighting crime, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
59%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, jack the ripper, psychopath, maniac, police investigation, who done it, deadly, danger, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, family life, crimes, parents and children, estrangement, deadly, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, amateur detective, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, policewoman, serial killer, stalking, murder, psychopath, neo noir, crimes, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 641
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: realistic, rough, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, femme fatale, deadly, rivalry, crimes, police detective, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 2K
Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial rapist, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, violence, serial killer, rape, danger, confined, hostages, child in peril, ransom ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 342
Ricco (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fresh out of the joint, young Ricco is eager to get home to see his family. He was cut loose a year early for good behavior, but it certainly wasn't good behavior that got him in the big house in the first place. Two years prior, Ricco took it ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, track down, gangsters, tough heroes, danger, vigilantism, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 24K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 342
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: serial killer, crimes, crime, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, police detective, police investigation, chases and races, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 2K
The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, burglar, police investigation, partners, crimes, police corruption, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, investigation, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, europe, france, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 62K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, resistance, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 4K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, psychopath, murder, mind game, master criminal, race against time, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
37%
Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, rivalry, murder, danger, law enforcement, deadly, master criminal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: realistic, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: human monster, serial killer, unknown killer, psychopath, slasher, sadistic psychopath, mystery killer, police investigation, murder, stalking, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 382
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, reluctant partners, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, who done it, female detective, deadly, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 677
Angel of Death (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The most spectacular Easter celebration in the World. Hosts of hooded Penitents parade through the ancient, narrow streets of the Old Town in time-honored ritual. But for one celebrant this Holy Week is different. For him Semana Santa is a time to ...
Style: psychological, serious, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual abuse, fascism, mind game, investigation, danger, serial killer, rivalry, psychopath, woman in danger, murder, who done it, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 292
Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, race against time, murder, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, amateur detective, mind game, crime, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Too Scared to Scream (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A killer of young women is loose in an exclusive apartment complex and a detective is out to stop him. The chief suspect is a Shakespeare-spouting doorman who lives with his invalid mother. Meanwhile, an undercover cop moves into the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, brutal, psycho film, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, murder, police detective, psychopath, slasher, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, manipulations, disability ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
 778
Starkweather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, road movie
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, track down, lovers on the run, teenage life, gory, deadly, law enforcement, murder, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Man on the Roof (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A police officer is murdered with a bayonet while staying in hospital. The investigative team, lead by Martin Beck, soon discover that the man had frequently abused suspects as well as civilians but that any complaints had been ignored owing to the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hospital, investigation, manhunt, police investigation, mystery, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, reluctant partners, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 ⇓
31%
 4.3
 845
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, deadly, dishonesty, chase, police investigation, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, hitman, on the road, kidnapping, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 2K
Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, murder, law enforcement, survival, crimes, danger, deadly, police corruption, violence spree, crime, ammunition, shooting gallery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%