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The Skulls II (2002)
 4.6
 3K
The Skulls II (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After joining the Skulls, Ryan Sommers (Robin Dunne) is warned not to betray any secrets about the organization or its high-powered members. However, when Ryan witnesses a murder within the Skulls' private chambers, he finds that the closer he gets to revealing the truth - the more dangerous life becomes.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, secret, college, betrayal, morgue, literature, lacrosse, coffin, coroner, lecture, initiation, crimes, youth, investigation, heroes, conspiracy, life is a bitch, mystery, police corruption, danger, political corruption, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, college life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, investigation and danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Skulls II: Bare Witness (2002), The Circle (2002), Final Move (2006), Executive Power (1997), Angels Don't Sleep Here (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: college, murder, investigation, mystery, college life, uncover truth, youth, danger, dishonesty, mind game, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
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Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: tense, sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, prostitute, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, manipulations, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 577
The Circle (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Some students at Runcie prep school form an elite club. The group is implicated in a cheating scandal and one of the club members dies mysteriously. Another member decides to try and discover the dangerous truth about Runcie.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: high school, murder, uncover truth, mystery, rebellion, investigation, life is a bitch, friendship, rebelliousness, teenage life, college life, idealism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.7
 425
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Executive Power (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Angels Don't Sleep Here (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, twins, revenge, danger, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, uncover truth, police corruption, psychopath, stalking, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 206
Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: missing person, investigation, police detective, mind game, murder, mystery, uncover truth, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, woman in danger, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shadow of Fear (2004)
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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
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.2
 700
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, suspense, serious ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 344
Pendulum (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The nature and lure of power: in Dallas, a councilman is on trial for corruption, the D.A. is running for the US Senate, a serial killer is slashing prostitutes, and a professor is murdered. Amanda Reeve is assigned to investigate the law-school ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 79
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lethal Eviction (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A first time landlord purchases a run-down, rent-controlled apartment building in hopes of making a solid investment. Everything seems to be going smoothly until, one by one, the tenants begin to meet strange, untimely gruesome deaths.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, mind bending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 17
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.2
 1K
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.7
 760
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.2
 230
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.0
 176
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 369
Crusader (2005)
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 890
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.4
 970
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 1K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 681
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Country: Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 2K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
 545
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Thriller
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 367
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Country: Canada
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 96
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Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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30%