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Someone Behind the Door (1971)
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Someone Behind the Door (1971)
Original name: Quelqu'un derrière la porte
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK
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, memory loss, murder, manipulation, rivalry, amnesia, crimes, vengeance, crime, manipulations, 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, fight ...
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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, deadly, dishonesty, police and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Someone Behind the Door: State of Mind (2003), The Valachi Papers (1972), Trapped (2009), 10 to Midnight (1983), Rider on the Rain (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, false accusation, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, legal, mind game, law enforcement, criminal psychologist, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
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, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, prison, gangsters, hitman, murder, friendship, unfulfillment, ambition, rise and fall, legal, state affairs, special agents ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 1960s ...
Place: europe, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, legal investigation, mind game, law enforcement, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, deadly, crumbling marriage, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, nude woman murdered, vigilante, murder, psychopath, danger, violence, revenge, criminal, stalking ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: serious, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, self defense, corpse, roadblock, rapist, track down, danger, crime, crimes, mind game, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, neo noir
Plot: female killer, tennis, feet on table, restaurant, blackmail, murder suspect, secretary, letter, woman in underwear, female antagonist, alcohol abuse, seductive woman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, paris france, france
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57%
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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, cuckolded husband, crimes, court case, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1954, 1950s ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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56%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, actor, danger, confined, crimes, isolation, survival, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, gloomy, tense, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, performer's life, investigation, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, infidelity, celebrity culture, small town life, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, psychological, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, private detective, murder, divorce, who done it, vengeance, uncover truth, betrayal, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, femme fatale ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape, vigilante, murder, hospital, one man army, one against many, surveillance, anti hero, police, anti heroes, gang rape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Trap for Cinderella (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl suffering from amnesia after surviving a house fire that takes her childhood friend's life, begins a tormented road to recovery.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: memory loss, self discovery, life turned upside down, female friendship, intrigue, house fire, losing-it hero, false name, murder, amnesia, bullying, fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, french noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, chase, rivalry, soldier, femme fatale, storage unit, friendship, heist, friendship between men, male friendship, hostages, race against time ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, gang, survival, kidnapping, family relations, nightclub singer, criminal gang, love and romance, criminal heroes, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: french noir, psychological thriller, neo noir
Plot: judge, jury, witness, judgment, noir, suspicious wife, sunbathing, accusation, investigation, newspaper article, unpunished murder, falsely accused ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, neo noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, mansion, break in, burglar, concert hall, jewel thief, orphan, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, love and romance, rehabilitation ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, crime, crimes, legal, deadly, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, disturbing, tense, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, questioning, mystery, serial child killer, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, crime, violence spree, obsession, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, honolulu hawaii, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city ...
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38%
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, femme fatale, false accusation, murder, manipulation, murder suspect, deadly, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, crime, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, serial killer, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: vengeance, track down, woman in danger, fall in love, law enforcement, master criminal, death wish, tough heroes, chases and races, heroes, rescue, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe, arizona, phoenix arizona, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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44 Inch Chest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Provocative, outrageously profane and surprisingly tender amidst an explosion of unbridled testosterone, 44 INCH CHEST explores the masculine ego at breaking point, testing whether fear is stronger than love. Colin (Ray Winstone) is in agony, ...
Style: tense, surreal, serious, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crimes, confined, rivalry, abduction, jealous husband, couples, friendship, family relations, danger, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: disturbing, neo noir, erotic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, investigation, infidelity, murder, neo-noir, suspicion, mind game, haunted by the past, car accident, mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, legal action, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: psychological, serious, bleak, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, legal, frame up, false accusation, uncover truth, testimony, lovers reunited, police investigation, law enforcement, confined, murder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, talky, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, murder, uncover truth, investigation, murder mystery, mind game, interrogation, purgatory, afterlife, existentialism, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: neo noir, rough, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, police corruption, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, french noir, neo noir, ambiguous ending
Plot: newspaper, police officer, stabbed to death, murder by shooting, psychological manipulation, climbing a wall, man in bathtub, amnesiac, clothed male naked male, chinese, servant, apple ...
Place: france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%