Movies like Picture Claire

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Picture Claire (2001)
 5.6
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Picture Claire (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her Montreal apartment burns down and her possessions are reduced to ash, Claire Beaucage heads to her boyfriend's place in Toronto, only to find that he's missing. Then the police mistake her for Lily Warden, a sinister woman who killed a local gangster and happens to live in the same building as Claire's boyfriend. The police pursue a bewildered Claire while a gang of criminals chases after Lily.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mistaken identity, theft, chase, murder, police, crimes, neo-noir, crime, dishonesty, gangsters, womanizer, on the run, survival, woman in danger, righting the wronged, tough heroes, chases and races, dog, thief, strong female character, party, money, investigation, death, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, bahamas, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, dishonesty, danger and law enforcement mostly in Thriller genres. Some movies like Picture Claire: This Is Not a Love Song (2002), Nexus (2010), Break Up (1998), Twin Sisters (1992), Bad Karma (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
This Is Not a Love Song (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The small time criminal Heaton is anxiously waiting for the release of his close friend Spike, after spending a couple of months in prison for being caught with 87g of marijuana. Heaton robs a truck, meets Spike outside the penitentiary and travels ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, vengeance, crime, criminal heroes, buddies, countryside, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 69
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gun, on the run, life turned upside down, kidnapping, conspiracy, neo-noir, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.1
 2K
Break Up (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the stairwell, and she ends up in the hospital. When a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Plot: hospital, false accusation, crime, protagonist as suspect, deaf, on the run, murder, woman in danger, danger, deadly, rivalry, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 143
Twin Sisters (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman flies from Los Angeles to Montreal to investigate the supposed death of her identical twin. What she finds out could get her killed.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, strong sexual content, crime, prostitute, manipulations, switching roles, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, hidden identity, twins ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, going straight, frame up, criminal heroes, surveillance camera, robbery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Shield of Straw (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ninagawa is a powerful man in Japanese politics and with top economic connections.His granddaughter is then murdered. The suspect is Kunihide Kiyomaru (Tatsuya Fujiwara). Kunihide Kiyomaru has a prior conviction for assaulting and killing a girl 8 ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, on the run, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, manhunt, murder, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
 971
Hear No Evil (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, mystery, mute or deaf, deaf, chase, corruption, crimes, crime, robbery, journalist, violence, museum ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.1
 122
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: frame up, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, false accusation, righting the wronged, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.5
 328
Fear of Water (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Rosalie Richard is found raped and dead at the foot of a cliff. This gruesome murder is the first ever in the Magdalen Islands. Her death will radically change the orderly life of Sergeant André Surprenant.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: murder, army investigation, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, family problems, crumbling marriage, legal investigation, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
No Rest for the Wicked (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Madrid, the beginning of the century. One day, the police inspector Santos Trinidad coming home very drunk, is involved in a triple murder. But there is a witness who managed to escape and that could incriminate him. Santos undertakes an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, crime, investigation, law enforcement, prostitute, terrorism, chases and races, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 171
Out of Control (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman decides to steal her mobster boyfriend's car and a whole lot of his money, then tries to hide out in a small town. With a cop and a hit man on her tail, she makes friendly with a reformed criminal who will do whatever it takes to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 837
Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, femme fatale, crime, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, crime gone awry, manhunt, manipulations, on the run, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.2
 387
Do No Harm (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emily Edmunds has a great job and a great guy, Mark. But when Mark is killed in a plane crash, a distraught Emily attempts suicide.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, woman in danger, life turned upside down, crimes, power relations, doctors and patients, danger, caucasian, swimming pool, seduction, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brotherhood of Tears (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gabriel Chevalier, 45 years old, is an ex-policeman. Unemployed, lonely and depressed,he lives like a ghost and hardly takes care of his only teenage child Juliette. One day, by pure chance, he finds a suspicious but extremely well paid job: his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
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Fear X (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, Canada, UK, Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Heroic Duo (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tough cop Ken Li (Cheng) is at the top of his game, but he's going to need some help to solve a grisly crime that the offender, a respected police officer, doesn't even remember committing. He seeks out Jack Lai (Lai), a former ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, investigation, murder, hypnosis, police investigation, martial arts, crime, master criminal, protagonist as suspect, tough law enforcer, vengeance, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 255
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: partners against crime, urban, tough law enforcer, crime, army investigation, hotel, murder, police corruption, hitman, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.2
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Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: investigation, missing person, mind game, murder, police detective, mystery, police investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, writer's life, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, supernatural ability, race against time, infidelity, missing child, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Boy She Met Online (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When teenager Cami Winters falls in love, she falls hard. Her single mother, Tori, has no idea that Cami has fallen in love with a boy named 'Jake' she met on a social networking website. Although Cami believes Jake's a 23 year-old ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, youth, dangerous attraction, romance, teenage love, teenage life, computers and web, crimes, danger, dishonesty, love and romance, online dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 155
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: legal investigation, who done it, crime, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, hidden identity, infidelity, murder, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 401
Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, investigation, tragic love, prison, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, best friends, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 366
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dealing with death, investigation, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 563
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, pedophilia, kidnapping, urban, gay, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, crime, track down, uncover truth, cons and scams, false accusation, murder, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 2K
The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: vengeance, murder, crimes, obsession, psychopath, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, cemetery, death of mother, drugged drink, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Art of Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An abused wife (Joanna Pacula) turns to another man and becomes the victim of a blackmailer.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, crime, dangerous attraction, infidelity, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 385
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder, hit and run, manipulations, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, parents and children, cons and scams, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 203
The Fall (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, Hungary, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Budapest, two Americans live together. Adam, a former Manhattan prosecutor at work on his first novel, and Lisa, a cool hard-working financier who idolizes her boss (former Communist turned deal maker, Kovacs) as she tires of Adam's ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: strong sexual content, femme fatale, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, crimes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, espionage, intrigue, on the run, woman in danger, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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