Movies like The Serpent 2006

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The Serpent (2006)
 6.5
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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: vengeance, murder, crimes, obsession, psychopath, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, blackmail, photographer, lawyer, female nudity, divorce, cemetery, tattoo, insanity, deaf, death of mother, bare breasts, drugged drink
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, dishonesty, vengeance, danger and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Serpent: The Devil's Dominoes (2008), The Confidant (2010), The Contract (1999), Choke (2001), From the Inside (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, mafia, devil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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95%
 4.0
 319
The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, rivalry, intrigue, best friends, betrayal, murder, vengeance, gambling, dishonesty, ambition, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.3
 220
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, vengeance, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.1
 415
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: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, mystery, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, manipulations, manipulation, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 353
Hush (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A married man must deal with an obsessive former girlfriend after he moves back to his hometown.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, jealousy, obsession, blind ambition, psychopath, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, love and romance, rivalry, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 1K
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: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, family in danger, murder, crimes, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 962
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, deadly, crimes, murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, hitman, criminal heroes, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.5
 924
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, criminal, revenge, ex convict, murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 820
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, crimes, obsession, deadly, psychopath, murder, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 847
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, buddies, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 2K
Exit Speed (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, danger, crimes, off the road, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 431
Parallel Life (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Kin Suk-hyun is Korea’s youngest appointed criminal court head judge, very famous for his rational rulings. It is before his court that the case of distinguished mathematics professor Sohn Ki-chul’s murder of his wife is presented. While ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, judge, husband wife relationship, murder, threat to kill, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, slasher, deadly, woman in danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 545
State Affairs (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection between them, much to his superiors chagrin. As Nora ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 116
Four Jacks (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four guys plot revenge on the businessman who ripped them off.
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Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.0
 2K
The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, sibling rivalry, violence, graphic violence, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 557
White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: danger, gangsters, life turned upside down, vengeance, family relations, loss of partner, murder, crimes, family in danger, disorder, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, rough, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, seduction, policewoman, murder, violence, photographer, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, vengeance, manipulations, manipulation, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 2K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, baseball bat, buried alive, shovel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, answering machine, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, frame up, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, deadly, race against time, mystery, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 632
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, family in danger, danger, crimes, stalking, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, rough, sexy, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, dangerous attraction, danger, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, deadly, blackmail, erotic thriller, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 235
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, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Job to Kill For (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The senior creative executive at a top advertising agency seems to have it all. But when he takes on a protégée to save a major account, he gets far more help than he bargained for.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, deadly, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, advertising executive, female executive, chaos and mayhem, obsession, unstoppable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 315
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 72
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, infidelity, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, voyeurism, couples, family relations, adultery, siblings relations, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 850
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, neo noir, couples, psychopath, murder, vengeance, voyeurism, store, woman in danger, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%