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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, danger, police detective, crimes, mystery, murder, revenge, investigation, partners, crime, law enforcement, partners against crime, dancing, school, serial killer, pregnancy, teacher, police, suicide, hospital, gun, female police officer, policewoman, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, hong kong, asia

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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 tense films with plots about murder, danger, crimes, deadly, supernatural, mystery and ghost mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Rule Number One: Forest of Death (2007), Furnace (2007), Pizza (2012), Red Nights (2010), Haunted Village (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, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, death, suicide, forest, danger, journalism, mystery, supernatural, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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95%
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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, tense, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, danger, mystery, prison, murder, confined, deadly, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, investigation, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: twists and turns, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, disorder, workplace, ghost, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, evil force, crimes, dishonesty, haunted house, mystery, gem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, torture, mystery, treasure hunt, psychopath, strong sexual content, crimes, mysterious character, track down, emperor, poison, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Haunted Village (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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, afterlife, mystery, crimes, rivalry, supernatural, danger, sexual abuse, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: obsession, investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, murder, police station, crimes, uncover truth, supernatural, crime, life is a bitch, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: psychological, scary, slasher, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, deadly creature, mummy, supernatural, law enforcement, murder, parents and children, police detective, psychiatrist, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, supernatural, danger, deadly, memory loss, murder, haunted by the past, nightmare, haunted house, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, mentally unstable, uncover truth, deadly, hopes, investigation, crimes, haunted by the past, mystery, haunted house, estate, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, death in the family, revenge plot, revenge, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.3
 509
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, confined, isolation, deadly, ghost, law enforcement, woman in danger, danger, graphic violence, mountain, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: twists and turns, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, serial killer, danger, crimes, mystery, partners, friendship, neighbor, painting, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, race against time, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, murder, missing person, supernatural, deadly, youth, danger, vengeance, investigation, abduction, road trip, driving lesson ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Book of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the wraparound story penned by Clive Barker in the author's "Books of Blood" collection, the story centers on a paranormal expert who, while investigating a gruesome slaying, finds a house that is at the intersection of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, ghost, murder, danger, investigation, crimes, deadly, supernatural, mystery, paranormal phenomena, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, ghost, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, looking for love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, ghost, danger, crimes, husband wife relationship, investigation, mental illness, hallucination, supernatural, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shattered Soul (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 137 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, crimes, police detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, danger, uncover truth, losing-it hero, suspicion, memory lapse, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, curses spells and rituals, crimes, ghost, danger, deadly, confined, supernatural, rivalry, kidnapping, evil, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, slasher, serious ...
Plot: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes, woman in danger, stalking, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
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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, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, insomnia, murder, alter ego, split personality, danger, rivalry, violence, neighbor, insanity, uncontrollable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, ghost, danger, psychic power, deadly, crimes, serial killer, talking to the dead, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, psychological, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, police investigation, doctor, mind game, manipulations, manipulation, vengeance, race against time, haunted by the past, rivalry, losing-it hero, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, corporate crimes, undercover, dishonesty, secretly observing, rivalry, danger, police detective, voyeurism, corporate world, cop witness relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 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: vengeance, track down, crimes, partners, rivalry, law enforcement, disagreement, moral dilemma, chase, sniper, murder, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sin-de-rel-la (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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, darkroom, mystery, obsession, legends and myths, family relations, family problems, deadly, supernatural, nightmare, murder, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, who done it, afterlife, murder, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, haunted house, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, murder, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.3
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I Am ZoZo (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, ghost, paranormal, ouija board, spirit, halloween, curses spells and rituals, danger, buddies, island, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, who done it, danger, law enforcement, serial killer, femme fatale, power relations, woman in danger, murder mystery, murder investigation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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