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, porno movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, crime, law enforcement, pursuit, skyscraper, criminal, psycho killer, mysterious villain, evil man, killer, bank robbery, knife murder, creep, crimes, 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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, crime, law enforcement, psychopath and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action 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 Tough Ones (1976). 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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, police detective, crime, law enforcement, police officer killed, police chase, rivalry, chase, godparent ...
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, drug abuse, crimes, fighting crime, hotshot hero, gangsters, lone wolves, injustice, chases and races, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, bounty hunter, serial killer, heist, juvenile delinquency, crime, reluctant partners, working undercover, unlikely criminals, law enforcement, master criminal, police detective ...
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, slasher, stalker, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, danger, police detective, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, rivalry, serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, fighting crime, deadly, dishonesty, vigilantism, danger, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, serial killer, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, couple relations, police investigation, murder investigation, mysterious villain, psychopath, evil man ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, jack the ripper, psychopath, maniac, deadly, crime, who done it, woman in danger, danger, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, family life, parents and children, crimes, amateur detective, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, partners, estrangement, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, violence, serial rapist, serial killer, rape, danger, confined, hostages, vengeance, child in peril ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ 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, mind game, crimes, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: rough, tense, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, police detective, christmas eve, ex cop, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, tough heroes, crimes, gangsters, chases and races, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, hitman, track down, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, resistance, police investigation, danger, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, usa, california, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: serial killer, crime, woman in danger, danger, deadly, law enforcement, criminal psychologist, rivalry, police investigation, police detective, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 corruption, partners, police investigation, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, investigation, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, france, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, murder, mind game, rivalry, chase, amateur detective, crime, chases and races, witnessing a crime, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, murder, manhunt, investigation, cliche, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, mystery, crimes, reluctant partners, witnessing a crime, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, murder, danger, police detective, psychopath, slasher, deadly, crimes, manipulations, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 7K
Amsterdamned (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, boat chase, murder, psychopath, serial killer, motorcycle chase, psycho killer, mystery killer, prostitute, mind game, danger, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, 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 ⇓
33%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, on the run, against the rules, chases and races, government agency, fighting the system, tough heroes, treason, secret agent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, danger, woman in danger, serial killer, police detective, investigation, crimes, dangerous attraction, dedicated lawyer, fall in love, legal investigation, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, danger, crime, deadly, woman in danger, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, helicopter, vomiting ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Deadly Tower (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The real-life story of Charles Whitman's deadly shooting spree at the University of Texas is retold. In August 1966, after killing his wife and mother, Whitman climbed to the top of the school's tower and opened fire on passers-by, ...
Style: rough, realistic, disturbing, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, shooting, tower, mental illness, crimes, investigation, obsession, serial killer, university, school, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, criminal's revenge, crime, chase, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly, hitman, single parent, danger, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 16K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed ...
Style: sadistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, psycho film ...
Plot: home invasion, killer, family in danger, hostage, deadly, sociopath, blood, serial killer, confined, danger, crime, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, tennessee, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, revenge, psychopath, crimes, deadly, heist, vengeance, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, woman in danger, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Diplomatic Immunity (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A military career man, distraught over the murder of his daughter and the subsequent release of her killer who is protected by 'diplomatic immunity,' resigns from the service to pursue the psychopath. No one will help him - and no one can ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, good versus evil, vengeance, rivalry, jungle, crime, crimes, heroes, nude photo shoot ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%