Movies like Red Letters

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Red Letters (2000)
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Red Letters (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological
Plot: college, prison, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, obsession, amateur detective, destructive relationship, murder, escaped prisoner, woman in danger, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, snake, women's prison, female nudity, seduction, runaway, literature, nudity (full frontal - brief), college student, extramarital affair, college professor, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, mojave desert

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Most similar movies to Red Letters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, mystery and life is a bitch mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Red Letters: Bella Mafia (1997), Prison Heat (1993), Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995), Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010), Bloodlines (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mafia, betrayal, gangsters, family life, rivalry, incestuous relationship, revenge, monastery, organized crime, italian mafia, filicide, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
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100%
 4.1
 873
Prison Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four American babes on vacation in the Middle East run into trouble when they are imprisoned by corrupt army officials and that's where the fun begins.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, erotic
Plot: women's prison, lesbian rape, women in prison, false accusation, prison, injustice, crimes, sexual relations, frame up, life is a bitch, confined, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nypd, murder, woman in danger, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, police, corruption, runaway ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, small town, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.9
 114
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, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, heist, coma, cold case, police officer, mystery ...
Time: year 1994, year 1992, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Execution of Justice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an assassin who killed a mayor in the 1970's in what was known as the "Twinkie Defense".
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, murder, lgbt, miscarriage of justice, insanity, power relations, injustice, against the rules, army investigation, legal action, dedicated lawyer, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, woman in danger, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.6
 757
Ginostra (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An FBI Agent from America and his bride and young child travel to the Sicilian island of Ginostra to solve the murder of a key witness.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, island, law enforcement, orphan, investigation, life is a bitch, mystery, family in danger, witnessing a crime, crimes, dishonesty, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jesse investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the police force deals with the arrogant new police chief who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, quitting job, funeral, police officer, small town, tattoo, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Thief & the Stripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack just lost his P.I. license and his life is on a downward spiral. He decides to steal a cash briefcase from the local gangsters. He hides in a strip joint owned by a local mob legend Jimmie D and pays a stripper to help him escape. The gangsters ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, stripper, murder, henchman, deception, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), corvette
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, couples, family relations, dealing with death, parents and children, college, student, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
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Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, investigation, vengeance, crimes, obsession, uncover truth, ex cop, death of daughter ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 969
Route 9 (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a routine surveilance on desolate Route 9, two small town deputies come across over one million dollars in cash, a van full of drugs, several dead bodies and not a witness in sight.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: small town, nypd, sheriff, investigation, drug dealing, corrupt law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, infidelity, heist, urban ghetto life, gang, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: captivating, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, who done it, murder, law enforcement, mystery, gangsters, police station, police officer, drugs, domestic disturbance, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.7
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El padrino (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, prison gang, gangsters, prison, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, prison life, life is a bitch, crimes, gang, drug dealing, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: legal investigation, unlikely criminals, crimes, courtroom drama, college, murder, legal action, law enforcement, murderous pair, police investigation, partners, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, special agents, femme fatale, uncover truth, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, who done it, small town, fbi agent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Small-time police chief and struggling alcoholic Jesse Stone looks into the murder of a teen-age girl whose body is found floating in a local lake. The case brings the former LAPD cop up against the Boston mob and into the affluent world of a ...
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: child molester, murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth, domestic violence, psychopath, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: hip hop, drug dealing, police, gambling, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, cons and scams, false accusation, fall in love, love triangle, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 4.8
 580
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, heist, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder, greed, empire, airport, magic, uncle nephew relationship, dog, aviation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Deviant Obsession (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Joan Alton is a lawyer who goes undercover at a strip club to gather clues that might exonerate her lover who has been accused of murder. While the defendant's secrets unveil, she will stop at nothing to catch the real killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: strip club, stripper, amateur detective, false accusation, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, undercover, lawyer, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, chase, crime gone awry, heist, murder, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, hitman, couples, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, 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: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, mystery, investigation, hidden identity, disorder, mistaken identity, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, law enforcement, crimes, religions or cults, life is a bitch, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, mexico, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, unlikely couple, murder, religious fanaticism, gangsters, brainwashing, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%