Movies like Taking Lives

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Taking Lives (2004)
 6.2
 90K
Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, intense, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, fatal attraction, murder mystery, dangerous attraction, murder investigation, profiler, tough girl, police investigation, female agent, fake identity, strong female lead, strong female character, psychopath, witness, mistaken identity, investigation, fbi, false identity, suspect, undercover agent, manipulation, brutality, rain, home invasion, mystery ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1983, year 2004
Place: usa, canada, montreal, pennsylvania, montreal quebec

Most similar movies to Taking Lives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, psychological and twists and turns films with plots about murder, police investigation, crimes, investigation, secrets, chase and murder mystery mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Taking Lives: Kiss the Girls (1997), The Bone Collector (1999), Mindhunters (2004), Copycat (1995), Primal Fear (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: twist ending, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, profiler, police investigation, violence against women, missing person, forensics, who done it, crimes, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, police investigation, forensics, paraplegic, policewoman, crimes, investigation, riddles and clues, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.3
 61K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, trap, island, investigation, psycho killer, confined, bad guy, sadistic psychopath, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 60K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, psychopath, maniac, police investigation, psychology, mind game, agoraphobia, profiler, crimes, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 212K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, mental illness, courtroom drama, split personality, corruption, court, court case, psychopath, hotshot lawyer, murder, lawyer, dissociative identity disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 693K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, missing child, child abduction, brutality, vigilantism, torture, disappearance, vigilante, desperation, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, murder, cannibalism, investigation, maniac, psychology, profiler, brutality, fbi, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, police investigation, serial murder, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, crimes, investigation, ransom, police, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 62K
Solace (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic doctor, John Clancy, works with an FBI special agent in search of a serial killer.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, psychology, police investigation, investigation, supernatural, fbi, murder, chase, crimes, premonition, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 235K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, arrest, voyeurism, loneliness, house arrest, amateur detective, murder, suspicion, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, mountain, demon, corpse, ritual, crimes, faked death, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.7
 122K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, child abduction, serial killer, psycho, 911, investigation, murder, youth, graphic violence, lifesaver, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 73K
Manhunter (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, fbi, mind game, cannibalism, profiler, master criminal, law enforcement, violence, brutality, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, washington d.c., miami, baltimore, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, wilderness, psychopath, serial killer, paranoia, deception, island, escapades, veteran, ex military, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Murder by Numbers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, intellectual, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, strong female lead, sociopath, fbi, police investigation, mind game, partners against crime, perfect crime, haunted by the past, female detective, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, memory loss, psychology, murder, infidelity, obsession, alcoholic, adultery, train, violence against women, depression, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.7
 248K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: investigation, murder, native american reservation, forest, rape, violence, fbi, murder investigation, fbi agent, snow, mountain, female agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.8
 20K
Suspect Zero (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A killer is on the loose, and an FBI agent sifts through clues and learns that the bloodthirsty felon's victims of choice are other serial killers.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vigilantism, police investigation, profiler, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, obsession, brutality, fbi, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, dallas texas, albuquerque new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 151K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, macabre, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, police investigation, crimes, businessman, police detective, murder, double life, secret, maniac, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 5.3
 7K
Evidence (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detectives use clues from various recording devices to piece together events surrounding a massacre involving bus passengers at an abandoned gas station.
Style: scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, survival, investigation, track down, partners against crime, crimes, murder, police detective, law enforcement, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 246K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, mind bending, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, mystery, characters killed one by one, motel, stranded, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, split personality, psychiatrist, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rapist, false accusation, legal, investigation, infidelity, serial killer, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, mind game, obsession, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Postcard Killings (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A New York detective teams investigates the death of his daughter who was murdered while on her honeymoon in London, and recruits the help of Scandinavian journalist when other couples throughout Europe suffer a similar fate.
Style: suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psycho killer, homicide detective, incest, murder investigation, ex husband ex wife relationship, murder of daughter, police investigation, honeymoon, police protagonist, brother sister relationship, homicidal maniac ...
Place: stockholm sweden, madrid, london, brussels, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 58K
The Pledge (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter's killer. Based on a story by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, promise, justice, murder mystery, crimes, mystery, small town, obsession, law enforcement, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, mind game, seduction, dishonesty, hidden identity, murder, manipulation, obsessive love, uncover truth, fatal attraction, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 51K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, kidnapping, torture, investigation, internet, special agents, sadism, suicide, fbi, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 8.6
 1.6M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, neo noir, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police detective, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, psychology, psycho, homicidal maniac, powerful ending, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 82K
Snake Eyes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, assassination, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, conspiracy, boxer, mission of murder, law enforcement, police officer, political activism, casino ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 268K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, hostage, sniper, psychopath, dishonesty, trapped, crimes, hopes, sin, murder, redemption, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%