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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
 8.2
 208K
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Original name: El secreto de sus ojos
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, dark, twist ending, touching, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, rape, investigator, murder, lawyer, evidence, serial killer, revenge, justice, mystery, obsession, suspect, police, haunted by the past, secret, uncover truth, police investigation, love and romance, crime and punishment, life is a bitch, drinking problem, suspicion, vengeance, love story, writers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, south america, harvard university

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about investigation, crimes, murder, police investigation, death, mystery and corruption mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Secret in Their Eyes: The Invisible Guest (2016), Tell No One (2006), Gone Girl (2014), Fracture (2007), The Body (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, twist ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: uncover truth, lawyer, interrogation, lie, death, murder suspect, evidence, false accusation, infidelity, suspect, female lawyer, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, clever, tense, intense ...
Plot: investigation, murder of daughter, murder, missing child, kidnapping, vengeance, mystery, crimes, obsession, justice, haunted by the past, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: los angeles, argentina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, surveillance, grief, haunted by the past, corpse, disappearance, dishonesty, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 964K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mystery, murder mystery, infidelity, missing person, investigation, police investigation, manipulation, adultery, femme fatale, disappearance, missing wife, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, lawyer, adultery, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, legal investigation, mind game, police investigation, obsession, guilt, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 65K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, missing person, crimes, morgue, infidelity, vengeance, adulterous husband, adultery, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about ...
Style: realistic, neo noir, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police, rape, unsolved crime, murder, murder investigation, crimes, brutality, police detective, murder mystery, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 2003, 20th century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 323K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, investigation, corruption, rape, domestic violence, police, incest, murder, surveillance, crimes, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 41K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: sexy, suspense, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police, femme fatale, investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, strong sexual content, suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), newspaper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, legal investigation, legal, courtroom drama, murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, arrest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thesis on a Homicide (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Roberto is a specialist in Criminal Law whose life is thrown into chaos when he becomes convinced that Gonzalo, one of his best students, has committed a brutal murder right in front of the Faculty of Law. Determined to uncover the truth he begins a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, teachers and students, professor, police, obsession, suspicion of murder, ex husband ex wife relationship, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, kidnapping, mental illness, police investigation, race against time, haunted by the past, murder, manipulation, torture, spy, heist, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2001, 90s, year 1991
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 293K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, small town, investigator, insomnia, investigation, murderer, guilt, police corruption, character study, serial killer, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, hacker, journalist, strong female lead, lesbian, age difference, goth, disappearance, serial killer, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1949, year 1954, year 1958 ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 271K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, private detective, missing child, pedophile, kidnapped child, conspiracy, police investigation, disappearance, crimes, moral dilemma, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 7K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, crimes, investigation, guilt, mind game, law enforcement, brutality, prostitute, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 15K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, crimes, mystery, legal, court, courtroom drama, surveillance, adultery, divorce, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 24K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, emotional, twist ending, neo noir ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, sexual abuse, police investigation, child abuse, loss of child, murder, childhood, pedophilia, death in the family, investigation, child rape ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 60s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Same Love, Same Rain (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jorge is a writer for a left-leaning Buenos Aires magazine that's at odds with the country's military dictatorship. He meets lovely and intelligent actress Laura and begins an on-and-off romance that will continue for the next two decades. ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: love, loss of father, totalitarian regime, couples, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, fall in love, crush, male female relationship, older man younger woman marriage, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, year 1980
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, neo noir, serious, clever ...
Plot: rape, investigation, serial killer, hacker, sexual abuse, strong female character, missing person, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, journalist, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1966, 60s, 2010s ...
Place: stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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Rojo (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A small town in an Argentinian province, 1975. The life of a successful lawyer gets complicated when he has a stupid quarrel with a stranger in a crowded restaurant.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lawyer, disappearance, small town, abduction, missing person, private detective, who done it, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, investigator, testimony, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 45K
Dark Places (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder of family, serial killer, investigation, murder, stripper, crimes, mystery, farm, private investigator, female protagonist, brutality, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1985, 80s, year 1999 ...
Place: kansas, california, oklahoma, ireland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: lawyer, mental illness, legal investigation, court, split personality, murder, courtroom drama, corruption, courtroom, psychopath, hotshot lawyer, court case ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: revenge, justice, torture, vengeance, doctor, lawyer, dictatorship, brutality, husband wife relationship, haunted by the past, attempted murder, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, south america, poland, argentina, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 57K
Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, erotic, romantic, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, obsession, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, passion, passionate sex, couple relations, erotica, desire, seduction, love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: cuba, argentina, new orleans, latin america, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, neo noir, confusing ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, murder, revenge, memory, paranoia, vengeance, uncover truth, haunted by the past, psychology, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, obsession, psychiatrist, uncover truth, psychology, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, investigation, memory ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 1999, year 2013 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, disappearance, murder, crimes, overbearing parent, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, mentally unstable, murder investigation, divorce, double life ...
Time: 80s, year 2000, future, 20th century, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 7K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, crimes, investigation, sex scene, dishonesty, interrogation, fall in love, romance, small town, police corruption, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%