Movies like Rule Number One

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Rule Number One (2008)
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Rule Number One (2008)
Original name: 第一誡
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Singapore, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rookie Sergeant Lee is injured in a shoot-out and is assigned to the dubious-sounding Miscellaneous Affairs Department (MAD). There, he is paired up with Inspector Wong, a jaded and alcoholic veteran who explains that MAD’s role is to answer supernatural calls. Wong explains MAD’s rule number one - there are no ghosts. For every seemingly inexplicable phenomenon, there is a corresponding scientific and rational explanation.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, scary, mind bending, serious, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, supernatural, police detective, crimes, mystery, murder, revenge, investigation, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, dancing, serial killer, school, police officer, teacher, police, pregnancy, hospital, suicide, policewoman, theater, boat, chase, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia, hong kong

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Most similar movies to Rule Number One

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, mystery and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Rule Number One: Forest of Death (2007), Furnace (2007), Pizza (2012), Red Nights (2010), Arang (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Forest of Death (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a mysterious forest in Thailand, many suicidal youths disappear and rescue teams can not find the way out even with compass. The ambitious reporter May is making sensationalist journalism exploring the deaths in the forest. Her boyfriend and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: forest, investigation, murder, police detective, suicide, death, mystery, supernatural, journalism, crimes, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.7
 742
Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, prison, supernatural, confined, crimes, rivalry, mystery, investigation, police detective, violence, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
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Pizza (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story is about how around a pizza delivery boy lands in a mysterious circumstance and how it works a dramatic change in his life. A very different thriller which will make you sweat.
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, disorder, workplace, ghost, crimes, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, life turned upside down, evil force, haunted house, gem, delivery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
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Red Nights (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman acquires a box with a seal made of white jade, it is rumored that the box belonged to the first Chinese emperor. She journeys to Hong Kong in an attempt to sell the artifact.
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, torture, mystery, psychopath, treasure hunt, track down, mysterious character, crimes, strong sexual content, emperor, poison, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.9
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Arang (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a suspension, and Lee, a new transfer from forensics. Min has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, supernatural, sexual abuse, grudge, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 9K
Anamorph (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: obsession, investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, murder, police station, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, supernatural, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 1.3
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Mummy Maniac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on true events, tells how a serial murderer, kidnaps and tortures then bandaging girls like mummies.
Style: scary, psychological, slasher, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, deadly creature, mummy, police detective, parents and children, murder, supernatural, law enforcement, psychiatrist, reincarnation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.6
 855
Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, murder, haunted by the past, memory loss, nightmare, haunted house, supernatural, crimes, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.0
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The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, haunted house, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, mentally unstable, mystery, uncover truth, estate, supernatural, murder, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, crimes, escapades, supernatural, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Detective Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A detective and a businessman search for a serial killer who removes people's organs.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, serial killer, partners, mystery, crimes, insanity, disappearance, neighbor, painting, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.2
 558
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crimes, isolation, law enforcement, woman in danger, ghost, mountain, graphic violence, supernatural, haunted house, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 1K
Body (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Chon is suffering from having bad times while sleeping. He tries not to sleep because he's scared of a girl in his nightmares. In the dreams, the girl screams for help before she is cruelly killed. Ae, Chon's sister is worried about the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, ghost, crimes, husband wife relationship, mental illness, hallucination, investigation, supernatural, mystery, sleeping, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 539
The Locker (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of teenagers unleash a curse when they use haunted public lockers in Shibuya. Supposedly, if you leave a gift in one of the lockers you will be lucky in love. However, the results are anything but lucky as a creepy female ghost with long ...
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, crimes, mystery, youth, city life, student life, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 504
The Entrance (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A police detective is swept into a web of deception and, in search of the truth, finds herself in a contest with forces of the occult.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hostage, crimes, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, rivalry, confined, kidnapping, evil, demon, occult, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shattered Soul (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 137 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, police detective, murder, investigation, serial killer, uncover truth, losing-it hero, memory lapse, suspicion, mentally unstable, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
 21K
Feardotcom (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With four corpses on his hands, New York City gumshoe Mike Reilly (Stephen Dorff) teams with Department of Health worker Terry Huston (Natascha McElhone) to track down a homicidal sadist who telecasts shocking acts of torture on the Internet. But ...
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, police investigation, doctor, mind game, manipulation, vengeance, race against time, mystery, rivalry, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.0
 570
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: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, woman in danger, stalking, rivalry, police investigation, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, ghost, psychic power, crimes, talking to the dead, serial killer, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives, flashback, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Counter Investigation (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, sexual abuse, serial killer, pedophile, police detective, death of daughter, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, death in the family, revenge plot, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Cradle Will Fall (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The suicide of a pregnant woman begins to look like murder and a county prosecutor is called in to investigate.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, who done it, power relations, femme fatale, law enforcement, serial killer, woman in danger, murder mystery, murder investigation, violence, murder of a pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
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Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: insomnia, law enforcement, crimes, murder, alter ego, split personality, rivalry, violence, arrest, uncontrollable, insanity, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 3K
Overheard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story revolves around three members of a police surveillance squad conducting an investigation into a financial investment group involved in criminal fraud. The focus of the plot, however, is actually on the three officers themselves who stumble ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, corporate crimes, partners, corporate crime, undercover, dishonesty, secretly observing, rivalry, honest law enforcer, law enforcement, law enforcer criminal relations, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 2K
The Road (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 12 year old cold case is reopened when three teens are missing in an old abandoned road where a gruesome murder is left undiscovered for three decades.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, murder, missing person, youth, supernatural, vengeance, investigation, abduction, road trip, driving lesson, villain, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 2K
The Sniper (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police sniper teams up with a hot-headed rookie to take down his former friend and teammate, who is exacting revenge on the police force.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: track down, vengeance, disagreement, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, partners, chase, moral dilemma, sniper, murder, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 1K
Cinderella (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Though having never once in her life seen her father, Hyun-soo has never felt his absense, as there is a perfect mother for her. Her mother is also a renowned plastic surgeon, so she is never lonely, surrounded by girls who want beauty consultations ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, obsession, family problems, family relations, legends and myths, supernatural, murder, nightmare, best friend, haunted by the past, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.2
 642
I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ouija board, ghost, paranormal, halloween, spirit, curses spells and rituals, buddies, island, murder, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.2
 1K
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: crimes, uncover truth, murder, mysterious character, serial killer, haunted by the past, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, police detective, sexual content, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Nightmare Detective (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a simultaneous suicide. Events take a horrifying ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: nightmare, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, supernatural, murder, psychopath, mystery, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ability, stranger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 684
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: serious, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, serial killer, supernatural, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%