Movies like Ripley's Game

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Ripley's Game (2002)
 6.6
 18K
Ripley's Game (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in killing a rival. Ripley - ever a student of human nature - initiates a game to turn a mild and innocent local picture framer into a hit man. The artisan, Jonathan Trevanny, who's dying of cancer, has a wife, young son, and little to leave them. If Ripley draws Jonathan into the game, can Ripley maintain control? Does it stop at one killing? What if Ripley develops a conscience?
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, absurd, atmospheric, neo noir, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, greed, vengeance, serial killer, murder, redemption, human nature, dishonesty, cons and scams, intrigue, mind game, rivalry, perfect crime, criminal heroes, murderer, gay, dark humor, violence, assassin, gunfight, art forgery, villain played by lead actor, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, berlin germany, milan italy, europe, france

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Most similar movies to Ripley's Game

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, violence, vengeance, betrayal and dialogue mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ripley's Game: Breakdown (1997), I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003), Circus (2000), Ripley Under Ground (2005), Empire (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, murder, uncover truth, conspiracy, violence, highway, desert, ransom, gang, truck driver, road trip ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, rape, revenge, suicide, vengeance, gangsters, violence, dark hero, justice, character study, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, crimes, murder, hitman, vengeance, master criminal, criminal's revenge, rivalry, greed, crime gone awry, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Ripley Under Ground (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, a resourceful American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and reap millions in the process.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: manipulation, crimes, obsession, murder, cons and scams, impostor, serial killer, empire, cocaine, dishonesty, criminal heroes, forgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.9
 8K
Empire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has ...
Style: intense, twists and turns, stylized, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, organized crime, crimes, violence, vengeance, greed, fantasy world, drug dealing, wall street, criminal heroes, going straight, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 6K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, murder, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, writers, police detective, psychopath, heist, gangsters, writer's life, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: texas, california, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
City of Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for
Style: intense, stylized, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, betrayal, father son relationship, character study, greed, law enforcement, police investigation, dishonesty, cons and scams, vengeance, dark hero, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cambodia, usa, new york, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 8K
The Killers (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, sexy, clever, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, heist, betrayal, corruption, femme fatale, murder, crimes, crime gone awry, death, investigation, violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: neo noir, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, russian mafia, russian, rape, mob boss, organized crime, murder, crimes, brutality, mafia, prostitution, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, st. petersburg russia, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: cynical, atmospheric, harsh, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, ira, crimes, crime boss, mafia, organized crime, car bomb, rivalry, bomb, brutality, violence, murder ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 53K
Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: suspense, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: train, murder, travel, snow, drugs, murder mystery, death, crimes, couples, russian, drug smuggling, train travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, china, siberia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 32K
Sleuth (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Style: talky, intellectual, psychological, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: manipulation, rivalry, writers, age difference, crimes, divorce, mind game, brutality, greed, riddles and clues, verbal byplay, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, united kingdom, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: neo noir, sexy, tense, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, kidnapping, crimes, boxer, femme fatale, murder, crime gone awry, self sacrifice, tragic hero, drifter, widow, sexual tension ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 97K
The American (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: suspense, tense, stylized, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: hitman, one last job, spy, betrayal, small town, assassin, assassination, moral dilemma, espionage, nudity (full frontal - brief), sniper, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, sweden, rome italy, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Ten 'til Noon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Between 11:50 and 12:00 noon, a crime is commited. In the same ten minute period, we follow the lives of the ten people, all connected to this crime. As we see each person's point of view, we are propelled closer and closer to the truth of what ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, vengeance, disorder, couples, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, empire, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, psychopath, greed, brutality, human nature, sheriff, death, peril, desert, serial killer, money ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, austin texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 42K
13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, organized crime, murder, crimes, fish out of water, life is a bitch, game of death, society, social decay, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania, midwest, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 9K
Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chess, serial killer, investigation, murder, crimes, sex scene, police investigation, mystery, revenge, murder suspect, police, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Road to Perdition (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time ...
Style: harsh, atmospheric, bleak, tense, emotional ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, vengeance, criminal's revenge, organized crime, revenge, hitman, bank robbery, murder, manhunt, assassin, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 2K
Koma (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horrid crime was committed at a wedding reception and bridesmaid Chi Ching was the lone eyewitness. At the police station, she recognised the suspect, Suen Ling, in a line up. She also discovered the affair between this stranger and her lover. All ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, serial killer, black market, murder, mind game, woman in danger, obsession, psychopath, couples, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wolves in the Snow (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wolves in the Snow begins with the news that Antoine has been cuckolding Lucie for years. A violent marital argument ensues resulting in Antoine's death. After lying about Antoine's whereabouts, Lucie discovers his secret life of ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: gangsters, mystery, murder, criminal's revenge, vengeance, love affair, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, rescue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Assassination Tango (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: John J. is a seasoned hit man sent on a job to Argentina. When the General he's sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela, a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual ...
Style: intense, tense, serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, tango, dancing, love and romance, conspiracy, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, new york, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 13K
Cut Bank (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 25 year-old Dwayne McLaren, a former athlete turned auto mechanic, dreams of getting out of tiny Cut Bank, Montana the coldest town in America. But his effort to do so sets in moton a deadly series of events that change his life and the life of the ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town, murder, witness, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, disorder, crimes, small town life, cons and scams, nothing goes right, mechanic, reward ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.5
 61K
Out of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, murder mystery, faked death, betrayal, conspiracy, frame up, investigation, double murder, law enforcement, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 74K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: dark, neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilante, death, homeless, crimes, vigilantism, car, violence, murder, character study, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 19K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, intense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, obsession, courtroom, court, gangsters, lawyer, murder mystery, hitman, unlikely friendships, single parent, legal, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 14K
Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: intense, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, gang, crimes, organized crime, betrayal, mafia, prison, violence, revenge, gang war, leadership ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, black man white woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, manipulation, blackmail, judge, uncover truth, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: neo noir, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, disorder, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, secret movement, frame up, assassination, sex, asian, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 96K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, cynical, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, extramarital affair, crime gone awry, adultery, murder, infidelity, hitman, crimes, betrayal, murder mystery, gunfight, visceral ...
Time: year 1984, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%