Movies like Ruby Cairo

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Ruby Cairo (1992)
 5.0
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Ruby Cairo (1992)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Baseball cards and a food-aid worker help a woman follow her shady husband's money trail around the world.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspense, psychological
Plot: bank, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, danger, dishonesty, deadly, rescue, plane crash, faked death, arms smuggling, cons and scams, air disaster, hotel, female nudity, sex scene, funeral, polaroid, mosque, biplane, shower, irishman, dentures, murder disguised as accident
Time: 90s, year 1960
Place: egypt, mexico, cairo egypt, africa, middle east, latin america, greece ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, mystery, dishonesty, deadly, danger, murder and investigation mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Ruby Cairo: Stranger at the Door (2004), The List of Adrian Messenger (1963), The Lady Vanishes (2013), Corridor (2010), Choke (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stranger at the Door (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katherine "Kathy" is happily married to businessman Greg Norris and lives in his beautiful home with his about 18-year old daughter Tara. When suddenly a charming young man, who Tara first saw lurking around in the garden, turns up on ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: garden, family in danger, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, cons and scams, adoption, parents and children, dishonesty, family relations, deadly, adopted son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A writer named Adrian Messenger believes a series of apparently unrelated "accidental" deaths are actually linked murders. He asks his friend Anthony Gethryn, recently retired from MI5, to help clear up the mystery. However, ...
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, british intelligence, danger, mystery, crime, hidden identity, crimes, plane crash, disguise, airport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, amateur detective, fall in love, danger, mysterious character, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, mind game, female protagonist, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.9
 484
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, danger, deadly, crimes, murder, student, apartment building, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, domestic disturbance, concierge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, mystery, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, manipulations, manipulation, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Shadow of Doubt (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An attorney (Melanie Griffith) uncovers a political conspiracy in the brutal killing of a wealthy young woman.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: politics, murder, courtroom, legal, law enforcement, legal action, crime, mystery, amateur detective, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, legal, law enforcement, amateur detective, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
McBride: Dogged (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, legal investigation, legal, riddles and clues, dedicated lawyer, danger, deadly, courtroom drama, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Playmaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, manipulations, manipulation, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, power relations, murder, actress, vengeance, mentor, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Chaos (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man gets involved in a kidnapping scheme with the wife of a wealthy businessman. She lets herself be tied up and confined in his house while he sends the ransom demand. When he returns home that night, however, he finds her laying dead on the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, confined, mystery, danger, riddles and clues, obsession, deadly, disorder, kidnapping, switching roles, abduction, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, society, deadly, dishonesty, youth, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, false accusation, frame up, death row, injustice, law enforcement, legal, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wall of Secrets (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young lovely moves to Chicago to be with her husband. They are both amazed at the terrific apartment they obtained for very little rent. Unfortunately this apartment comes with an unsavory history. As if that isn't bad enough, there are ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, danger, mystery, strong female presence, couple relations, woman in danger, couples, peeping tom, surveillance, secret past, love, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Inju: The Beast in the Shadow (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The writer and college professor, Alexandre Fayard, researches and gives lectures about the gruesome literary work of the mysterious Japanese writer Shundei Oe, considered by him to be the master of manipulation.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: neo noir, mystery, stalking, dishonesty, obsession, lifestyle, danger, deadly, crimes, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, geisha ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 354
BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, deadly, crime gone awry, disorder, blackmail, bathtub, lesbian, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 417
Past Tense (1994)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A former cop who is now a novelist notices an attractive young woman move in next door to him. He strikes up a conversation, one thing leads to another and he spends the night. She asks him to come back the next evening, but when he does he ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, murder, amateur detective, crimes, danger, twins, police investigation, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 230
Ties That Bind (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, danger, mystery, intrigue, amateur detective, rivalry, crimes, criminal, dishonesty, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 780
Fade to Black (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, iconic filmmaker Orson Welles (Danny Huston) makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political plot involving murder and mysterious motives. A ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, starting over, investigation, showbiz, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, filmmaking, private detective, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Crimes of Passion (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While in competition for a job promotion, the female competitor sues her male counterpart for sexual harassment. Blackmail and murder follow closely behind.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sexual harassment, femme fatale, power relations, crime, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, deadly, cons and scams, blackmail, scam, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Truth About Charlie (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn). It is also an homage to Fran├žois Truffaut's Shoot the Piano Player and that film's star Charles Aznavour appeared as himself ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, hidden identity, crime, romance, family problems, death in the family, danger, dishonesty, chase, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, couples, crimes, danger, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, manipulation, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Vanished (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman searches for many years to exact revenge on a kidnapper. A psychological thriller that examines how far a person would go if pushed to the extreme.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, confined, mystery, deadly, danger, rivalry, husband wife relationship, hostage, kidnapping, murder, secret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: erotic, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbianism, murder, serial killer, investigation, voyeurism, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, deadly, youth, crimes, mystery, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, mystery, investigation, social relations, crimes, life is a bitch, teenage life, society, danger, dishonesty, strong female presence, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 424
The Rendering (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: trial, blackmail, prison, psychopath, woman in danger, haunted by the past, manhunt, mind game, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, murder, false accusation, crimes, mystery, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, couples, crime, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, police, courtroom, investigation, danger, amateur detective, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 612
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, psychopath, mystery, danger, stalking, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 529
Mexico City (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her brother disappears during a brief travel layover in Mexico, Mitch begins a desperate search that will eventually lead the young divorcee into the capital city's most notorious neighborhood. But even with the aid of the American ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, talky
Plot: mystery, crimes, missing person, hotel, assassination, murder witness, bespectacled male, kidnapping, chase, photograph, police corruption, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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