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Someone Behind the Door (1971)
 6.2
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Someone Behind the Door (1971)
Original name: Quelqu'un derrière la porte
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A brain doctor (Anthony Perkins) with an unfaithful wife (Jill Ireland) brings home an amnesiac (Charles Bronson) and gets him to commit murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, french noir
Plot: murder, rivalry, cheating wife, amnesia, crimes, vengeance, memory loss, crime, manipulations, infidelity, legal, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, doctors and patients, mind game, police detective, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, cons and scams, power relations, dog, rape, scientist ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, police, deadly, dishonesty and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Someone Behind the Door: The Valachi Papers (1972), State of Mind (2003), Trapped (2009), The Color of Lies (1999), Death Wish II (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, hitman, murder, ambition, society, crime, life is a bitch, anti heroes, state affairs, crimes, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 108
State of Mind (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, manipulations, who done it, protagonist as suspect, crime, couple relations, crimes, legal investigation, mystery, mind game, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 89
Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: crime, crumbling marriage, dangerous attraction, power relations, frame up, manhunt, danger, murder, betrayal, couples, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Color of Lies (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a small Breton town, a 10-year-old girl is found murdered. René, her art teacher, a professional painter, is the last person to have seen her alive. The inspector in charge of the investigation immediately questions him. In this small provincial ...
Style: gloomy, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: false accusation, child murder, crimes, celebrity culture, couple relations, crime, life is a bitch, small town life, deadly, couples, investigation, social relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.0
 12K
Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape, vigilante, murder, surveillance, revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, crime, deadly, social decay, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 2K
Catch Hell (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Former Hollywood star Reagan Pearce (Ryan Phillippe) is kidnapped by two men connected to his past while on location in Louisiana. When he wakes up bound and chained in a rundown shack, he soon discovers the real motives of his captors and finds ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, actor, danger, isolation, survival, confined, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, mind game, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Champagne Murders (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A champagne tycoon's (Furneaux) partner (Ronet) suspects his partner's gigolo husband (Perkins) of murders he's been framed for.
Style: french noir, ambiguous ending
Plot: bishop, practical joke, anonymous letter, rowboat, greed, suspicion, feet on table, business partner, murder suspect, homosexual subtext, selfish woman, serial killer ...
Time: 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, society, law enforcement, fighting the system, dishonesty, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.0
 2K
Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, prison, robbery, violence spree, criminal heroes, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, gangsters, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, femme fatale, chase, friendship, rivalry, soldier, male friendship, danger, survival, mind game, one man army, rescue ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, congo, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Rider on the Rain (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
Style: tense, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, military officer, roadblock, corpse, rapist, track down, vengeance, deadly, mind game, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 31K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: architect, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, vigilante, police, crime, violence spree, rivalry, fighting crime, obsession, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, hawaii, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police inspector, questioning, new year's eve, crime, life is a bitch, rivalry, mind game, injustice, battles, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Genealogies of a Crime (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At her son's funeral, Solange, a lawyer famous for losing hopeless cases, agrees to defend René, her son's age, accused of murdering his wealthy aunt, Jeanne, who's part of the Franco-Belgian Psychoanalytic Society, known for odd ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, destiny, legal, vengeance, psychopath, woman in danger, legal action, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love and Bullets (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Bronson is out for revenge in this action drama. Jackie Pruit (Jill Ireland) is the girlfriend of notorious gangster Joe Bomposa (Rod Steiger). When it looks as if Jackie's life is being threatened by Bomposa's goons, the FBI moves ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, chase, crimes, partners against crime, fall in love, witnessing a crime, gangsters, chases and races, crime, tough law enforcer, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, murder, psychopath, danger, violence, police, stalking, killer, sex maniac, vigilantism, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 663
Deadfall (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.
Style: realistic, serious, british noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, break in, mansion, burglar, concert hall, jewel thief, gay, isolation, coming out, couples, love affair ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Immediately after Lisa (Loren) declares that she is leaving her immature, abusive, but easy-going husband Robert (Perkins), he is reported dead in a plane crash. Secretly still alive, he convinces her to collect his life insurance, although she ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, survivor, italian woman, insurance, airplane, soldier, crimes, domestic disturbance, cons and scams, couple relations, infidelity, survival ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, france, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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See How They Fall (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a young man that does not look very smart and started to ...
Style: tense, dark humor, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, amateur detective, murder, crime, crimes, friendship, rivalry, obsessive quest, deadly, law enforcement, vengeance, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: adultery, private detective, murder, divorce, vengeance, betrayal, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, infidelity ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Grissom Gang (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Grissom Gang is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids For Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, ...
Style: realistic, biting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, survival, kidnapping, nightclub singer, criminal gang, chase, crime, crimes, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, hostages ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Just Before Nightfall (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married man (Michel Bouquet) who killed the wife of his best friend during a tryst feels compelled to turn himself in.
Style: realistic, witty, suspenseful, serious, cynical ...
Plot: murder, human nature, deadly, dishonesty, solace, couples, coping, friendship, nanny, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, internal affairs, psychopath, police investigation, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, mind game, workplace intrigue, manipulations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legal action, price of justice, police corruption, legal, rebellion, rivalry, society, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 155
Out-of-Sync (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending
Plot: hip hop, drug dealing, gambling, police, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, cons and scams, fall in love, on the run, false accusation, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 92
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, intrigue, righting the wronged, parents and children, crime, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Style: surreal, bleak, biting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, murder, police investigation, police, courtroom drama, crime, who done it, life is a bitch, crimes, protagonist as suspect, riddles and clues, legal investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, mystery, escapades, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, deadly, partners ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Criminal Lovers (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods, only to find themselves hopelessly lost – much like the fairy-tale plight of Hansel and Gretel. Starving and with no hope of being found, ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, couples, youth, confined, hostages, psychopath, mind game, deadly, teenage life, crime, violence, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Diabolically Yours (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alain Delon stars as Pierre, an amnesiac recovering from a car accident. He can't remember any details about the accident or about his past life as a wealthy businessman based in the orient. He is currently being nursed back to health on his ...
Style: french noir, ambiguous ending
Plot: sewing machine, trap, nightmare, murder, reading a newspaper, gun, riding a bicycle, stabbed to death, police, car accident, deception, newspaper ...
Place: hong kong, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%