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Someone Behind the Door (1971)
 5.8
 1K
Someone Behind the Door (1971)
Original name: Quelqu'un derrière la porte
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
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, neo noir, psychotronic, french noir
Plot: infidelity, murder, memory loss, rivalry, manipulation, amnesia, crimes, legal, vengeance, law enforcement, false accusation, mind game, doctors and patients, police detective, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, cons and scams, power relations, dog, rape, revenge, fight, psychopath ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to Someone Behind the Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, police, dishonesty and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Someone Behind the Door: The Valachi Papers (1972), State of Mind (2003), Trapped (2009), Rider on the Rain (1970), 10 to Midnight (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 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, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, prison, hitman, murder, gangsters, prison life, friendship, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york
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95%
 5.9
 155
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: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, false accusation, memory loss, family problems, criminal psychologist, couples, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.1
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Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, mind game, femme fatale, couples, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, law enforcement, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Rider on the Rain (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, corpse, roadblock, rapist, mind game, crimes, track down, woman in danger, life is a bitch, machismo, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967
Place: france, europe, paris france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, realistic, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, sex maniac, vigilante, murder, psychopath, revenge, killer, villain, criminal, stalking, police ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: ambiguous ending, neo noir, french noir
Plot: female assassin, high society, basement, corpse, bossy wife, boat, makeover, mogul, cynical woman, memory lapse, strangler, winery ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Farewell, Friend (1968)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, storage unit, chase, rivalry, soldier, femme fatale, manipulation, friendship, safecracker, friendship between men, submissive woman, hostage ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, marseille, congo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Seventh Juror (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a moment of madness a middle-aged, married and respectable pharmacist kills a young woman who is sun-bathing by a lake. Unable to take in what he has done, he flees from the scene of the crime and behaves as if nothing has happened. Eventually ...
Style: noir, neo noir, psychological thriller, french noir
Plot: witness, jury, judge, judgment, released from prison, accidental suicide, attempted rape, boat, false accusation of murder, repressed sexuality, veterinarian, killer as protagonist ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 8.0
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Le Samouraï (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: neo noir, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, hitman, gangsters, lone wolves, police investigation, jazz, assassination, surveillance, betrayal, chase, crimes, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, legal, legal investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
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Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, neo noir, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, court case, dishonesty, investigation, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1954, 50s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: tense, serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: false accusation, couples, social relations, performer's life, life is a bitch, journalism, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 3K
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, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, isolation, survival, crimes, confined, mind game, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
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Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape, rape and revenge, vigilante, murder, hospital, police, one man army, surveillance, one against many, interracial rape, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Pure Formality (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Onoff (Depardieu,) is a famous writer, now a recluse. The Inspector (Polanski,) is suspicious when Onoff is brought into the station one night, disoriented and suffering a kind of amnesia. In an isolated, rural police station, the Inspector tries to ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, mind game, afterlife, interrogation, murder mystery, existentialism, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, tense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: nightclub, airport, italian woman, insurance, crumbling marriage, journalism, soldier, betrayal, crimes, domestic disturbance, survival, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, italy, europe, france, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Diabolically Yours (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, 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: psychotronic, neo noir, ambiguous ending, french noir
Plot: jealous boyfriend, manipulative person, sexual frustration, manipulative behavior, female antagonist, bad dream, doctor, chase, flashback, nurse, workout, trapdoor ...
Place: france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celestine has a new job as a chambermaid for the quirky M. Monteil, his wife and her father. When the father dies, Celestine decides to quit her job and leave, but when a young girl is raped and murdered, Celestine believes that the Monteils' ...
Style: bleak, enigmatic, harsh, cynical, biting ...
Plot: master and servant, chambermaid, murder, eccentric family, class differences, rape, racism, marriage, life is a bitch, crimes, social differences, sadism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, paris france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, serious, tense, cynical, psychological ...
Plot: murder, solace, overdose, coping, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, nanny, unlikely criminals, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
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Shattered (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: neo noir, erotic, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: memory loss, private detective, investigation, infidelity, murder, suspicion, plastic surgery, mind game, haunted by the past, car accident, mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, law enforcement, parents and children, police, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: clever, suspenseful, cynical, biting, tense ...
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, family relations, gang, gangsters, survival, nightclub singer, criminal gang, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1931
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 64K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, crimes, missing person, uncover truth, morgue, haunted by the past, spouse killer, infidelity, vengeance, mistress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Monsieur Hire (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A French man spies on a lovely younger woman across the way. When he's spotted by the woman shortly after being questioned by the police about a local murder, the man simple life becomes more complicated.
Style: sexy, neo noir, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, investigation, false accusation, femme fatale, murder, manipulation, murder suspect, dangerous attraction, amateur detective, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 39K
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: vigilantism, architect, murder, vigilante, police, vengeance, crimes, violence spree, obsession, fighting crime, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, tucson arizona, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, mystery, serial child killer, child murder, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, prison, murder, heist, serial killer, gangsters, robbery, mind game, psychopath, police corruption, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1947
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, false accusation, frame up, lovers reunited, uncover truth, police investigation, testimony, rebellion, confined, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crimes, tough law enforcer, society, fighting the system, legal action, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, murder, divorce, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, betrayal, vengeance, who done it, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%