Movies like Rough Draft

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Rough Draft (1998)
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Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective struggling with his own personal demons tries to solve the crimes.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psycho film
Plot: serial killer, nypd, murder, stalking, transvestism, psychopath, investigation, crimes, journalism, rivalry, who done it, media, law enforcement, false accusation, mind game, police investigation, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, amateur detective, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, protagonist as suspect, police, stalker, transvestite ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Rough Draft

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, serial killer, murder, danger, psychopath and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Rough Draft: Beneath the Darkness (2011), No One Can Hear You (2001), American Crime (2004), Little Erin Merryweather (2003), Sanctimony (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beneath the Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, bleak, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, young heroes, investigation, amateur detective, confined, crimes, youth, murder, social relations, small town, mortician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, teenage life, family life, murder, law enforcement, crimes, journalism, home invasion, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, college, mystery, amateur detective, mind game, investigation, psychopath, stalking, journalism, crimes, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sanctimony (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.
Style: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manhunt, psychopath, who done it, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, mystery, crimes, master criminal, woman in danger, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.3
 1K
Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, murder, police investigation, mind game, police detective, murderous pair, law enforcement, true crime, violence, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 577
Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: realistic, serious, slasher, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, violence spree, murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, woman in danger, stalking, rivalry, police investigation, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, mind game, survival, mental illness, murder, mentally unstable, master criminal, law enforcement, investigation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
43%
 5.2
 878
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 1K
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Fall Down Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A metropolitan city is in the grip of fear when rolling blackouts bring out a serial killer dubbed The Picasso Killer. One night, in the middle of a blackout, seven strangers become trapped in an office building as the killer hunts for Christie ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, suburbs, stalking, murder witness, murder, isolation, trapped, violence, crimes, empire, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: slasher, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, psychopath, hitchhiker, mind game, survival, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: disturbing, serious, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, stalking, woman in danger, criminal, who done it ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, one night stand, rivalry, murder, stalking, psychopath, mind game, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Quiet Kill (2004)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). Lonely and insecure, Amy foolishly falls for the seductive charms of a much younger ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, stalker, prostitute, love affair, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, who done it, law enforcement, mind game, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 690
The Victim (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting, an actress for murder illustration is hired to simulate a real-life murder case of Min, a former Miss Thailand who was brutally killed.
Style: mind bending, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, supernatural power, murder, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mind game, frame up, dishonesty, police detective, riddles and clues, investigation, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, police detective, sadistic killer, wedding, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, husband wife relationship, murder, dangerous attraction, police investigation, woman in danger, mistaken identity, police detective, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.9
 310
Snapped (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amy Mechanic, an ambitious young photographer, lands the opportunity she has been waiting for. The assignment: to create a dark collection of works based around the theme of death...
Style: slasher, serious, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, crimes, amateur detective, law enforcement, psychopath, murder, mental illness, voyeurism, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 1.8
 236
Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rivalry, supernatural, psychopath, bounty hunter, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, master criminal, police investigation, private detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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.com for Murder (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This high-tech, psychological thriller is set in the shadowy world of the Internet. Sondra Brummel is recovering from a skiing accident in her boyfriend's mansion, and accidently contacts a possible killer in an Internet chatroom. She and her ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, amateur detective, woman in danger, rivalry, mind game, confined, crimes, mentally unstable, female protagonist, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 825
Sacrifice (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A convicted bank robber breaks free as he is being transported to prison after learning that his daughter has been killed by a serial killer. Determined to find her killer, he joins with a female cop who is working the case. He quickly discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, manhunt, investigation, master criminal, mind game, track down, law enforcement, ritual murder, chase, murder of a policewoman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
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Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, uncover truth, murder, mysterious character, haunted by the past, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, police detective, lawyer, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 454
Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, investigation, mind game, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, stalking, amateur detective, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Out of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An employee at a telephone fantasy service helps hunt for the killer preying on her silken-voiced colleagues.
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: killer clown, serial killer, murder, phone sex, phone terror, police detective, psychopath, mystery, who done it, woman in danger, prostitute, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.0
 128
Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, amateur detective, crimes, race against time, mystery, apartment building, female nudity, sex, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, police investigation, mystery, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, chase, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%