Movies like Silhouette 1990

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Silhouette (1990)
 5.2
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Silhouette (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An architect witnesses a brutal murder in a small Texas town.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, architect, kidnapping, hotel, mother daughter relationship, sheriff, filling station, witness, waitress, corrupt sheriff, barrel, bar, exploding car, silhouette, mercedes benz, service station
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, revenge, death, deadly, violence and kidnapping mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Silhouette: A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), Nine Dead (2009), Darker Than Amber (1970), The Minstrel Killer (2009), Someone to Die For (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, murder of wife, mafia, strong violent content, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 13K
Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, kidnapping, captivity, riddles and clues, crimes, survival, abduction, murder, mystery, clue, manipulation, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Darker Than Amber (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rod Taylor plays John D. MacDonald's famous Florida PI Travis McGee. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean ...
Plot: private detective, rescue, murder, cruise ship, revenge, boat, fight, doppelganger
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Minstrel Killer (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a series of haunting murders plagues a small Texas town, law officers Tex Holland and Pike McGraw lead the investigation. The murders turn out to be the most shocking and vile acts of sadism to ever hit the once peaceful community. With a ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, exploitation, farm, cannibal, mercenary, countryside, prostitute, pig, torture, sheriff, slavery ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Someone to Die For (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A policeman on the skids faces another tragedy when his daughter dies. When other police in his unit are being murdered, the viewer must decide which one of the suspects is responsible.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, police officer, back from the dead, loss of daughter, incest overtones, tragic past, female reporter, violence, betrayal, breast suckling, death, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.2
 319K
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, twist ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, rape, private detective, investigation, surveillance, corruption, deception, investigator, domestic violence, secret, suspicion, cover up ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.5
 273
Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: police, murder, duplicity, socialite, femme fatale, erotica, love, seduction, sex, investigation, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 127
Nowhere to Run (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rural Texas, 1960 -- An age of good times and innocence, when growing up was supposed to be easy. Six high school seniors know the terrible secret that will make the difference in the biggest election in the county's history. Now they must make ...
Plot: coming of age, corruption, jail, election, small town, sheriff, high school, teenager, murder, secret, smuggler
Time: 60s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.4
 5K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, serial killer, police detective, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, mind game, gunfight, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Chrome Soldiers (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five ex-soldiers go to a small town in Oregon to help a friend investigate the murder of his brother.
Plot: murder, sheriff, dirty cop, corrupt cop, african american, revenge, funeral, brother brother relationship, motorcycle, marijuana, vietnam veteran, farmer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 383
P.J. (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Reluctant New York City private eye P.J. Detweiler is hired as a bodyguard to protect Maureen Preble, the mistress of shady millionaire William Orbison. In truth, Orbison plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile, ...
Plot: private detective, murder, conspiracy, bodyguard, violence, mistress
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 166
Natural Causes (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American links her mothers death in Bankok to a plot involving Vietnamese refugees.
Plot: murder, espionage, cia, death of mother
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
As Good as Dead (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susan switches identities with her new friend Nicole, so that Nicole can pay for her medical bills with Susan's insurance. Then Susan finds herself trapped in her new identity when Nicole ends up dead under questionable circumstances.
Plot: body swapping, murder, brother, hospital, father, secret identity, secret, black pantyhose, female stockinged legs, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 615
Black Cat Run (1998)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl is in love with a gas station attendant and sees him against her father's wishes. The father is the sheriff and shortly after a confrontation with the boy friend, he is killed by escaped convicts and the daughter is kidnapped. Everyone, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, race against time, chase, rescue, false accusation, desert, murder, kidnapping, gas station, crimes, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: oklahoma, texas, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: self defense, murder, police investigation, crimes of passion, couples, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, law enforcement, betrayal, investigation, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 69K
Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cat and mouse, stalker, kidnapping, truck driver, trap, murder, vengeance, psychopath, family relations, siblings relations, deathtrap, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, colorado, salt lake city utah, san antonio texas, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 45
Shroud (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1862 a Dutch widow travels to the Old West to discover the fate of her husband and learn the horrible secret of the town in which he died.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gunslinger, old west, civil war, medieval, husband wife relationship, vengeance, rivalry, chase, violence, female protagonist, crimes, society ...
Time: 1860s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 14K
Switchback (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, missing person, hitchhiker, murder mystery, police investigation, mystery, loss of son ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.7
 125
The Nightman (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drifter comes between an aging Southern beauty and her teenaged daughter.
Style: erotic
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female nudity, ex convict, murder, hotel, sexual awakening, secret, female protagonist, love triangle, rebellious daughter, seductive man, female stockinged legs ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
7 Colombian Kilos (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The brutal story of betrayal between two partners in the violent business of supplying drugs to Chicago's West Side. Greed and mistrust tear apart their childhood-long friendship.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: cocaine, violence, murder, sex scene, drugs, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug smuggling, cash
Place: miami, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 235
Back Stab (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is seduced by a stranger and awakens to a corpse.
Plot: architect, runaway, assassination plot, framed for murder, racial slur, adultery, courtroom, frame up, murder, bistro
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Killing Angels (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, revenge, violence, murder, death, kidnapping, human trafficking, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, criminal underworld, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 3K
November (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, photographer, mystery, investigation, crimes, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, interracial relations, loss of loved one, guilt, store ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.1
 617
Open Season (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Switzerland, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of their earlier victims is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, murder, sadism, hunting, victim, revenge, torture, veteran, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), vietnam veteran, gas station ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 254
The Stranger (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie Bedilia stars in this psychological thriller about a woman who witnesses a murder and then flees. During her escape, she has a car accident. She becomes an amnesia victim and although, she doesn't know her own identity, is able to ...
Style: twists and turns, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, murder, mystery, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, doctors and patients, false accusation, who done it, memory loss ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 167
Ultraviolet (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A park ranger and his lover have heated encounters with a dangerous man in Death Valley.
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: murder, death, kidnapping, desert, hostage, rape and revenge, death valley, topless, lake, park ranger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 3K
Flashpoint (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, police investigation, police detective, partners against crime, mystery, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer, political conspiracy, assassination, government agency, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 292
Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: dead boy, murder, kidnapping, government agent, attempted murder, gang leader, drugged, father son reunion, fistfight, englishman, train robbery, terrorism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, sexy, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, couples, tough law enforcer, love and romance, mystery, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, betrayal, dancer's life, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 101
Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: murder, death, sexual assault, kidnapping, attempted rape, rape, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape and revenge, mass murder, murder of a nude woman, jewel robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%