Movies like The Two Faces of January

If you like "The Two Faces of January" you are looking for suspenseful, tense and realistic movies about / with murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, crimes, cons and scams and couples themes of Romance and Thriller genre shot in UK or France.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Two Faces of January (2014)
 6.2
 32K
The Two Faces of January (2014)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic, intense, talky, atmospheric, visually appealing, stylized ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, crimes, cons and scams, couples, fugitives, escapades, dishonesty, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, hotel, tourist, greek, love triangle, american abroad, american, greed, mystery, investigation, graphic violence, on the road, coincidence, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, athens greece, crete

Movie in categories

greece movies
389
murder movies
19440
on the run movies
2519
suspenseful movies
19466
tense movies
12831
crimes movies
15427

Most similar movies to The Two Faces of January

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, betrayal, couples and obsession mostly in Thriller, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Two Faces of January: The Wrong Man (1993), Purgatory Flats (2003), Deadly Circuit (1983), Masquerade (1988), All Good Things (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 751
The Wrong Man (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - ageing but likeable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: chase, love triangle, on the run, on the road, police, injustice, beach, couples, disorder, fugitives, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Purgatory Flats (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving drunk, Thomas Reed causes a car crash, fatal for his wife, and gets jailed for 5 years. Yet he feels like punishing himself afterward by moving to Californian small town Purgatory Flats, where he works as a humble barman. Suddenly he ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, murder, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, couples, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, crimes, protagonist as suspect, drug dealing, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Deadly Circuit (1983)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beauvoir, lonely, aging private detective, is put on the bloody track of beautiful Catherine Leiris who kills and robs her rich husband(s) on their wedding night. Although he never approaches her directly, he follows her and increasingly feels to be ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, murder, femme fatale, investigation, private detective, on the run, serial killer, haunted by the past, woman in danger, mystery, obsessive quest, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, cote d'azur, germany, italy, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.0
 4K
Masquerade (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently orphaned millionairess, Olivia, really hates her scheming step-father. Olivia finds love with a young yacht racing captain, Tim, who isn't completely truthful with her. When the two run into a problem the local cop, who happens to be ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, erotic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, woman in danger, mystery, couples, dangerous attraction, love triangle, dishonesty, crimes, murder, husband wife relationship, police investigation, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Movie in collections
realistic movies
28534
couples movies
11356
fugitives movies
621
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: tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, disappearance, overbearing parent, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 4K
Incognito (1997)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: forgery, betrayal, art, frame up, crimes, mystery, cons and scams, dishonesty, law enforcement, espionage, murder, forger ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Right Temptation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, love triangle, femme fatale, private detective, investigation, betrayal, obsession, frame up, infidelity, power relations, couples, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.6
 27K
Torn Curtain (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Cold War, an American scientist appears to defect to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the formula for a resin solution, but the plan goes awry when his fiancee, unaware of his motivation, follows him across the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, iron curtain, politics, political intrigue, working undercover, state affairs, double agent, couple relations, dishonesty, secret agents, museum ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: east germany, europe, berlin germany, germany, norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, debt, investigation, crimes, siblings relations, moral dilemma, money, gambling, boat, loan, family relations, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Shadow of Fear (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime gone awry, investigation, protagonist as suspect, leadership, private detective, life is a bitch, mystery, femme fatale, intrigue, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.6
 343
Lonely Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the police. Hot on the trail of the two is a female ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: obsession, murder, private detective, femme fatale, law enforcement, police investigation, track down, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, forgery, police detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 498
Lusty Lovers (1971)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ruth and Michel separate after Ruth finds another man, Paul. Ruth and Paul go to her sunny, idyllic beach side villa to spend summer. They are having a great time together, and then things start happening. The brakes of the car fail, and Ruth ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, suspenseful
Plot: murder, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, mystery, intrigue, betrayal, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: french riviera, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 5K
Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, love and romance, destructive relationship, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: europe, london, england, united kingdom, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 987
Method (2004)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The line between fantasy and reality blurs when an actress begins behaving like the 19th-century murderer she is playing.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, obsession, filmmaking, couples, actor's life, crimes, journalism, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, indiana, europe, usa, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Wait Until Dark (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: heroin, disability, home invasion, blindness, murder, crimes, drug dealing, blind woman, neighbor, photographer, blind character, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.1
 280
Exposure (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A photographer's life becomes dangerous when one of his models is murdered.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: model, serial killer, murder, photographer, crimes, dishonesty, journalism, murder investigation, false accusation, couples, fashion, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, sexy, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, perfect crime, infidelity, love affair, crimes, murder, violent husband, artist, plan gone awry, jealousy, cheating on husband ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 796
Cold Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers becoming attracted to the wrong man can have deadly consequences in this tense erotic thriller. Linda (Nastassia Kinski) is a woman whose life would seem ideal on the surface: she runs a thriving business and is happily married to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, love triangle, infidelity, unhappy wife, adultery, crimes, love and romance, couples, family problems, sexual relations, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
hotel movies
4158
tourist movies
623
greek movies
283
60s movies
60s
2943
 7.4
 36K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, betrayal, lust, small town, crimes, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 816
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's lifelong pursuit of lost family diamonds is interrupted by the appearance of two escaped convicts.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, adventurer, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, rivalry, escapades, track down, dishonesty, heist, frame up, mystery, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.9
 77K
Charade (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, murder, cia, woman in danger, funeral, romance, chase, mystery, divorce, cons and scams, fall in love, perfect crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, alps, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 1K
Tempo (2003)
Genre: Romance, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jenny, a young American woman, moves to Paris and gets involved with Jack, who is seemingly the man of her dreams. However, he has a lot to hide and Jenny quickly gets entangled his dangerous lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, erotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, femme fatale, love triangle, mistaken identity, love and romance, crimes, chase, betrayal, heist, fall in love, cons and scams, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Desert Saints (2002)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kiefer Sutherland is a hard-edged hit man. Known as the world's best professional killer, Sutherland is living a life of detached solitude when he is given an assignment that pairs him up with a sultry hitchhiker (Melora Walters). Before long, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, manhunt, investigation, betrayal, undercover, murder, fbi, crimes, kidnapping, crime gone awry, on the run, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
The Truth About Charlie (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn). It is also an homage to Fran├žois Truffaut's Shoot the Piano Player and that film's star Charles Aznavour appeared as himself ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, crimes, hidden identity, mystery, romance, dishonesty, family problems, death in the family, chase, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, money, betrayal, couples, fatal attraction, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, power relations, disorder, bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, boston, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Road to Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A passionate filmmaker creating a film based upon a true crime casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. Unsuspectingly, he finds himself drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue: ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, filmmaking, dishonesty, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, femme fatale, political corruption, filmmaker, passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 9K
Harper (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.
Style: neo noir, cynical, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, investigation, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, ransom, cons and scams, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 718
Spider's Web (2002)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wily businessman plots with a sultry executive to swindle $40 million from his father. But who is conning who?
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, dangerous attraction, disorder, couples, fall in love, criminal heroes, crimes, embezzlement, who done it, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 2K
Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, on the run, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, death, police, accidental death, communication problem, misfit, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 10K
The Stunt Man (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While on the run from the police, Steve Railsback hides in a group of moviemakers where he pretends to be a stunt man. Both aided and endangered by the director (Peter O'Toole) he avoids both the police and sudden death as a stuntman. The ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: stuntman, on the run, mistaken identity, disorder, fish out of water, crimes, self discovery, showbiz, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, helicopter, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, california, guatemala, holland, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%