Movies like Ruby Cairo

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Ruby Cairo (1992)
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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, rescue, dishonesty, plane crash, faked death, arms smuggling, cons and scams, disney, air disaster, female nudity, sex scene, hotel, irishman, funeral, biplane, murder disguised as accident, empire, danger, deadly, shower, polaroid, mosque ...
Time: 90s, year 1960
Place: mexico, egypt, cairo egypt, africa, middle east, latin america, greece ...

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Most similar movies to Ruby Cairo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about crimes, mystery, danger, deadly, dishonesty, murder and amateur detective 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: garden, family in danger, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, parents and children, adoption, cons and scams, dishonesty, family relations, adopted son, murderous pair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, british intelligence, investigation, mystery, hidden identity, crimes, world war two veteran, airport, disguise, plane crash, amateur detective ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, mysterious character, fall in love, amateur detective, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, mind game, train, female protagonist, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 710
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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: apartment building, mystery, crimes, murder, student, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, domestic disturbance, concierge, stalker, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
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: mind bending, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, politics, legal, campaign, rapist, power relations, hip hop, woman in danger, criminal heroes, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, false accusation, amateur detective, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, legal, law enforcement, parents and children, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 435
Playmaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, manipulation, power relations, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, murder, actress, vengeance, mentor, love affair, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, non-linear, serious ...
Plot: crime gone awry, confined, riddles and clues, mystery, obsession, disorder, kidnapping, switching roles, abduction, crimes, chaos and mayhem, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, dishonesty, youth, crimes, society, teenager, strong female presence, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, couples, mystery, couple relations, woman in danger, strong female presence, peeping tom, secret past, surveillance, love, dishonesty, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, legal, partners, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ 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: neo noir, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, stalking, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, geisha, murder, writers, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The 4th Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, mystery, supernatural, woman in danger, psychopath, mysterious character, neighbor, female protagonist, voyeurism, couples, family problems, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, cons and scams, blackmail, voyeurism, female nudity, sex, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, injustice, death row, frame up, false accusation, legal, law enforcement, mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), alibi ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Past Tense (1994)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: sexy, mind bending, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: hospital, murder, couples, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, sexual relations, love affair, woman in danger, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
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Riddle (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly & Nathan Teller live in a small town in Pennsylvania. Holly is on the cheerleading team and has a close relationship with her younger brother Nathan, who is subjected to bullying at school. Nathan is taken for a car ride one day by ...
Style: serious, disturbing, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, small town, uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, haunted by the past, social relations, secret place, riddles and clues, crimes, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, couples, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, dishonesty, woman in danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sexual harassment, femme fatale, power relations, crimes, workplace, dishonesty, cons and scams, blackmail, scam, murder, false accusation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, criminal, strong female presence, dishonesty, woman in danger, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, hidden identity, mystery, romance, dishonesty, family problems, death in the family, chase, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 418
Sympathy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bank robber and his hostage spend the night in a hotel where they are visited by a man who sends the story on an unexpected path full of twists and turns.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: hostage, crimes, crime gone awry, heist, mystery, mysterious character, disorder, destiny, rebelliousness, cons and scams, confined, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, serious, rough, sexy ...
Plot: lesbianism, murder, voyeurism, serial killer, investigation, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, crimes, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 301
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, mystery, crimes, rivalry, confined, hostage, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, fight, murder, secret, abduction ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 571
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, talky
Plot: mystery, crimes, missing person, hotel, murder witness, chase, kidnapping, police corruption, murder, assassination, photograph, bespectacled male
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 3K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, law enforcement, prostitute, dishonesty, amateur detective, race against time, inheritance, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 366
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, mystery, crimes, youth, mind game, parents and children, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, mind bending ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, courtroom, police, investigation, amateur detective, college, dishonesty, stalker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, kidnapping, cons and scams, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%