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The Skulls III (2004)
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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: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: college, murder, investigation, mystery, college life, uncover truth, crimes, youth, danger, dishonesty, mind game, deadly, woman in danger, betrayal, legal investigation, social differences, who done it, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, brotherhood, sexism, suspicion of murder, secret society, nightmare
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, danger, dishonesty, investigation and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Skulls III: Presumed Dead (2006), The Circle (2002), Impunity (2014), American Crime (2004), Little Erin Merryweather (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, secret, college, betrayal, morgue, literature, initiation, lacrosse, coroner, lecture, coffin, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
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83%
 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 ⇓
80%
 6.4
 17
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, danger, dishonesty, murder, political conspiracy, deadly, crimes, political corruption, graphic violence, murderous pair, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, crimes, mind game, crime, deadly, stalking, psychopath, who done it, uncover truth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, suspense
Plot: serial killer, college, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, mind game, deadly, journalism, stalking, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, danger, dual identity, landlord, insanity, twins, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, mystery, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, manipulations, manipulation, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
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Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, deadly, truth or dare, danger, sex scene, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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58%
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Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, danger, mind game, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, deadly, amateur detective, race against time ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
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Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, crimes, danger, dishonesty, woman in danger, haunted by the past, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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57%
 5.6
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Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, murder, investigation, betrayal, mentally unstable, obsession, tragic love, couples, crimes, crime, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
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56%
 5.9
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The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, baseball bat, buried alive, shovel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
55%
Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, riddles and clues, danger, infidelity, missing child, who done it, deadly, supernatural, supernatural ability, race against time, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Living with the Enemy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Smart, sexy Allison can't help but fall in love with Philip, a dashing software billionaire, and they quickly marry. But soon this new bride begins to think her hubby was involved in the mysterious death of his first wife. This suspicious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, mystery, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, intrigue, crimes, danger, computer system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: mind game, femme fatale, college life, manipulations, manipulation, power relations, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, youth, rivalry, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.1
 681
Dead Awake (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An insomniac (Stephen Baldwin) who walks the streets at night witnesses a murder which triggers a strange chain of events.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: insomnia, murder, uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, mind game, protagonist as suspect, psychopath, crimes, deadly, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
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52%
 4.0
 299
Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, friendship, crimes, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty, femme fatale, female killer, suspicion, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, kidnapping, uncover truth, murder, crimes, hidden identity, moral dilemma, investigation, family relations, danger, woman in danger, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, answering machine, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, frame up, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, deadly, race against time, mystery, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.8
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Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, who done it, infidelity, hidden identity, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 847
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, buddies, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, legal, law enforcement, amateur detective, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Harm's Way (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Darlene and her daughter Victoria seek refuge at a remote rural safe house for abused women that's run by the strict and tough, but folksy and supportive Bea. Things turn sour when Bea proves to be a total lunatic with an especially dangerous ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, false accusation, woman in danger, mental illness, youth, danger, deadly, on the run, supernatural, who done it, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Mark of the Angels - Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, riddles and clues, interpol, investigation, danger, partners, crimes, deadly, society, kidnapping, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
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Sorted (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young lawyer gets more than he bargains for while investigating his brother's mysterious death.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, nightclub, amateur detective, investigation, uncover truth, nightlife, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, danger, clubbing, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: scary, mind bending, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, obsession, uncover truth, teenage life, danger, youth, deadly, dishonesty, suburbs, who done it, crimes, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%