Movies like The Two Faces of January

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The Two Faces of January (2014)
 6.2
 30K
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, crime, cons and scams, couples, fugitives, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, hotel, tourist, greek, love triangle, foot chase, american abroad, american, greed, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, athens greece, crete

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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 murder, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, couples, betrayal and husband wife relationship 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), All Good Things (2010), Masquerade (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: chase, love triangle, on the road, on the run, police, mistaken identity, frame up, unlikely couple, mystery, lovers on the run, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, murder, dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, couples, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: private detective, on the run, femme fatale, investigation, murder, obsession, serial killer, gays and lesbians, chases and races, dishonesty, crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, brussels, miami, las vegas, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, overbearing parent, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., paris france, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 6.0
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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: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, mystery, couples, dangerous attraction, love triangle, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, murder, husband wife relationship, police investigation, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: suspenseful, serious, erotic, suspense, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, private detective, infidelity, couples, power relations, manipulations, investigation, betrayal, obsession, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 25K
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, secret agents, dishonesty, double agent, couple relations, museum ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: east germany, europe, berlin germany, germany, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime gone awry, investigation, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, femme fatale, intrigue, manipulations, leadership, private detective, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.7
 288
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, obsession, law enforcement, crimes, forgery, dishonesty, police investigation, femme fatale, deadly, private detective, investigation, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, debt, crime, crimes, moral dilemma, siblings relations, money, gambling, actress, loan, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, destructive relationship, love and romance, mental illness, infidelity, love, family problems, crumbling marriage, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, london, england, united kingdom, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 895
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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, serial killer, mind game, psychopath, filmmaking, couples, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, journalism, deadly, actor's life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, indiana, europe, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ 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, blindness, plot twist, murder, search, crimes, crime, drug dealing, stabbing, neighbor, police ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 406
Lusty Lovers (1971)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 93 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: suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, intrigue, dishonesty, crimes, danger, sexual content, rivalry, mystery, betrayal, deadly, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: french riviera, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.1
 247
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, murder, model, photographer, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crime, crimes, journalism, false accusation, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, crimes of passion, mistress, gossip, party, actor's life, artists and showbiz, couples, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, crime, infidelity, betrayal, perfect crime, love affair, plan gone awry, crimes, murder, violent husband, artist, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 691
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, search, adventurer, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, escapades, frame up, track down, heist, rivalry, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.1
 689
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, sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, psychopath, infidelity, unhappy wife, adultery, family problems, crimes, love and romance, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 31K
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, neo-noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, small town, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 70K
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, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, murder, plot twist, cia, funeral, search, woman in danger, romance, chase, mystery, divorce, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1944, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, alps, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 921
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, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jewelry store, love triangle, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, femme fatale, crimes, couples, heist, cons and scams, infidelity, fall in love, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 8K
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, crime, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, ransom, twists & turns, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, deadly, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 637
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: suspenseful, serious, erotic, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, fall in love, infidelity, couples, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, crime, crimes, dangerous attraction, embezzlement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, undercover, betrayal, murder, fbi, crimes, kidnapping, deadly, crime gone awry, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, betrayal, money, couples, crime, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, runaway, bitch, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, dallas texas, iraq, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Good German (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, war criminal, black market, investigation, post war, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, military, love affair, love of one's life, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945, post world war two ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 1K
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, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, on the run, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, accidental death, death, police, inadvertently, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 33K
Hollywoodland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, neo noir, intense ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, fame, mystery, uncover truth, cover up, starlet, dishonesty, actor's life, crimes, showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%