Movies like Silhouette 1990

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Silhouette (1990)
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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: architect, murder, barrel, hotel, kidnapping, sheriff, mercedes benz, waitress, mother daughter relationship, bar, witness, corrupt sheriff, filling station, exploding car, silhouette, service station
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and surprise ending films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, revenge, police, betrayal 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, crime, loner, mafia, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 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, danger, captivity, riddles and clues, survival, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, murder, rescue, cruise ship, revenge, fight, boat, doppelganger
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, rough, scary ...
Plot: exploitation, farm, mercenary, cannibal, kidnapping, murder, countryside, pig, slavery, m 16, minstrel, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, female nudity, breast suckling, sex, death, violence, police, mental illness, blood, body double, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.2
 300K
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: private detective, rape, femme fatale, investigation, surveillance, corruption, investigator, deception, suspicion, tragic event, cover up, domestic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.6
 241
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, sex, erotica, seduction, love, femme fatale, socialite, investigation, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
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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: smuggler, sheriff, corruption, jail, coming of age, secret, murder, election, small town, high school, teenager
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.4
 28K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: twists and turns, tense, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, law enforcement, parents and children, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, mexico, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 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, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, serial killer, police detective, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 206
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, death of son, terrorist, kidnapping, murder, government agent, terrorism
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: sheriff, burning building, murder, dirty cop, african american, funeral, brother brother relationship, vietnam vet, revenge, banker, dock, motorcycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 298
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, mistress, violence, bodyguard
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 149
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, death of mother, cia
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 65K
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, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truck driver, murder, kidnapping, cat and mouse, stalker, prank, trap, vengeance, psychopath, family relations, siblings relations, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: colorado, new jersey, nebraska, san diego california, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ 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, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, brother, father, hospital, secret, secret identity, black pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 561
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, race against time, chase, danger, rescue, desert, murder, false accusation, kidnapping, gas station, duct tape over mouth, fugitives ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, oklahoma, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 535
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: sadism, victim, hunting, kidnapping, murder, revenge, torture, gun, veteran, vietnam war veteran, man wearing glasses, exploitation ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: self defense, murder, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, small town life, vengeance, false accusation, school, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 13K
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, vengeance, crime, crimes, missing person, law enforcement, hitchhiker, murder mystery, train, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 33
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.
Plot: gunslinger, medieval, old west, civil war
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 108
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, secret, hotel, murder, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, sexual awakening, rebellious daughter, love triangle, female protagonist, erotic thriller ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: nudity (full frontal - brief), nightclub, sex scene, cocaine, cash, violence, murder, drugs, drug smuggling
Place: chicago illinois, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.2
 203
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: runaway, assassination plot, architect, framed for murder, courtroom, frame up, murder, racial slur, adultery, bistro
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Killing Angels (2021)
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, disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: death, revenge, kidnapping, violence, murder, sex trafficking, human trafficking, crimes, criminal underworld, gangsters, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 216
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, who done it, memory loss, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, crimes, hospital, doctors and patients, false accusation, wrongfully committed, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, photographer, investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, interracial relations, loss of loved one, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 2K
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, political conspiracy, partners against crime, danger, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, mystery, government agency, assassination, politics, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 139
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: kidnapping, murder, shotgun, death, desert, hostage, topless, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lake, on the run, death valley, rape and revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, paranoia, architect, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%