Movies like The Ripper

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The Ripper (1997)
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The Ripper (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of England... who of course is the Ripper. It tells also of the investigator who dares to charge this man with such crimes, and of his love for a witness to one of the brutal slayings.
Style: rough, sexy, bleak, serious, slasher, realistic, suspenseful, sexual, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder of a prostitute, prostitute, murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, love affair, law enforcement, murderer, police officer, police, hunting, murder investigation, prostitution, physician, conspiracy, orphan, trap, bachelor, mental illness, british royal family, card playing, serial murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1800s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace, east end london

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Most similar movies to The Ripper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement, serial killer and mystery mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Ripper: The Lost Angel (2005), Jack the Ripper (1976), Lethal Eviction (2005), Murder by Decree (1979), The Last Stop (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspense, scary, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, murder, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, empire, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, crimes, prostitute, maniac, psychopath, police investigation, woman in danger, who done it, mind game, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Lethal Eviction (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A first time landlord purchases a run-down, rent-controlled apartment building in hopes of making a solid investment. Everything seems to be going smoothly until, one by one, the tenants begin to meet strange, untimely gruesome deaths.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, dual identity, law enforcement, crimes, landlord, insanity, apartment building, chase, home invasion, twins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Murder by Decree (1979)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, sherlock holmes, conspiracy, murder, mystery, crimes, track down, private detective, psychic, anarchist, justice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 70s, 1930s, 1880s
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.1
 614
The Last Stop (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of quircky, snow bound, strangers discover there are killers amongst them.
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, mystery, isolation, confined, snow, serial killer, road accident, crime scene, group of friends, psycho killer, characters killed one by one, winter ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.2
 269
Killing Blue (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new assistant, Shirly Mai, is an attractive and ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, prostitute, police detective, track down, rivalry, master criminal, drug dealing, police investigation, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: neo noir, erotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, making love, sex scene, murder, crimes, stalking, track down, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Study in Terror (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every ...
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, serial killer, jack the ripper, freemason, prostitute, murder, partners against crime, amateur detective, crimes, track down, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.7
 288
Dream Man (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her visions true, or planned by someone who knows what she can see?
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful
Plot: a vision, psychic, love and romance, romance, law enforcement, supernatural ability, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, police detective, couples, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
 207
Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, police, bondage, investigation, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, erotica, beach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sherlock: Case of Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.
Style: mind bending, clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: sherlock holmes, serial killer, murder, drug dealing, investigation, private detective, mind game, riddles and clues, crimes, rivalry, mystery, partners against crime ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.9
 595
Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: sexy, erotic, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: who done it, sexual relations, femme fatale, murder, prostitute, dangerous attraction, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
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Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: law enforcement, riddles and clues, murder, interpol, investigation, crimes, partners, society, religions or cults, kidnapping, child in peril, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 296
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, gambling, serial killer, police corruption, tough heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 117
Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: realistic, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, mystery, dangerous attraction, hotshot lawyer, couples, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, love and romance, courtroom drama, law enforcement, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, religions or cults, psychopath, undercover, violence spree, partners against crime, law enforcement, legal, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.6
 457
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, psychopath, mystery, who done it, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, slasher, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, writers, disappearance, police, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 452
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, exploitation, woman with a gun, chase, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, police investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, car chase, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
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Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: youth, murder, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, sex scene, truth or dare, wild party, homicide detective, drunkenness, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
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Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police investigation, mysterious character, mind game, psychopath, police detective, mystery, track down, false accusation, dangerous attraction, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 618
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, police detective, mind game, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, agent, frame up, government conspiracy, dishonesty, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, chase, government, drugs, heroin ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 451
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, serial killer, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
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Six-Pack (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose in Paris and he seems to be an american citizen working in the US embassy and being in the middle of a french-american economical affair.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, psychopath, who done it, murder, race against time, law enforcement, politics, bait, bowling, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 959
The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, political conspiracy, politics, police investigation, mystery, crimes, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, state affairs, political corruption, torture ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 3K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: serial killer, mind game, obsession, murder, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, empire, monster, buried alive, barbershop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 1K
Sorted (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young lawyer gets more than he bargains for while investigating his brother's mysterious death.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: clubbing, murder, uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, nightclub, nightlife, crimes, life is a bitch, rave, death of brother, drug use ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Requiem for Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller starring Molly Ringwald
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, erotica, murder, psychopath, who done it, media satire, fall in love, law enforcement, unsupportive spouse, stalking, media, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%