Movies like The Serpent 2006

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The Serpent (2006)
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The Serpent (2006)
Original name: Le serpent
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. In fact the marriage is on the brink of a divorce and a judge is deciding who will take the two children. Can Hélène take them to Germany or will they stay with Vincent? Vincent has a lot on his mind and he improvises when model Sofia Kippiani comes to his studio, but his makeup crew doesn't show up. Before he knows it, he is accused of a rape. Things go worse and worse for Vincent, he sees his entire life slipping away and, most importantly, he might lose his children. But why does his former schoolmate Joseph Plender seek contact with Vincent and even solve a nasty problem for him? Does Plender want something more than money?
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, psychopath, obsession, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, blackmail, photographer, lawyer, female nudity, divorce, cemetery, deaf, insanity, tattoo, death of mother, deadly, bare breasts, drugged drink
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
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Place: usa
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Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fear of Water (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Rosalie Richard is found raped and dead at the foot of a cliff. This gruesome murder is the first ever in the Magdalen Islands. Her death will radically change the orderly life of Sergeant André Surprenant.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, rough ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A married man must deal with an obsessive former girlfriend after he moves back to his hometown.
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Shiver (2012)
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, vengeance, obsession, crimes, family life, manipulation, architect, woman in danger, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
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Favor (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Secret (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A detective suspects that his wife murdered a gangster's brother. As he tries to misdirect the police and the bloodthirsty gangster while independently investigating his wife, terrible secrets slowly begin to surface.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
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A Job to Kill For (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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64%
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White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: lust, femme fatale, policewoman, murder, photographer, dangerous attraction, vengeance, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, seduction, sexual relations, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
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Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: disorder, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, hitman, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Crimes of Passion (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, dangerous attraction, murder, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, blackmail, female nudity, sex scene, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 85
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.8
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Blindside (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Harvey Keitel plays Penfield Gruber, a once great scientist, reduced to managing a sleazy hotel. Gruber monitors the daily comings and goings of his tenants, mainly for his own interest, until underworld figures ask him to spy on a suspected ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
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