Movies like True Crime 1995

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True Crime (1995)
 5.3
 2K
True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping around on the case of a murderer of teenage girls, it gets her in hot water with her mentor Detective Jerry Gunn. But it also starts a team up with police cadet Tony Campbell. The two work together to find the murderer. But the closer Mary gets to solving the murder, the more danger she puts herself in of being the next victim.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, bleak, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, erotic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police corruption, psychopath, danger, amateur detective, female detective, child murder, police investigation, crime, mystery, teenage life, crimes, life is a bitch, who done it, law enforcement, mind game, deadly, rivalry, police detective, woman in danger, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: california

Most similar movies to True Crime

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about investigation, crimes, deadly, murder, serial killer, law enforcement and crime mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like True Crime: The Boston Strangler (1968), Disturbia (2007), Blink (1993), The Frozen Ground (2013), Jennifer 8 (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, split personality, police detective, strangulation, double life, mind game, police investigation, investigation, crime, mental illness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 206K
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
Plot: neighbor, serial killer, paranoia, amateur detective, murder, bad guy, arrest, investigation, loneliness, suspicion, mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 7K
Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, twist ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, blindness, mind game, crime, investigation, deadly, woman in danger, psychopath, stalking, police detective, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, pimp, kidnapping, hunting, psychopath, escape, prostitute, confession, winter, drug overdose ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: alaska, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 14K
Jennifer 8 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, school, falling in love, mystery, police investigation, crime, small town, vengeance, city life, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, europe, germany, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, church, vengeance, legal, society, mystery, who done it, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: bleak, psychological, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, investigation, crimes, mystery, gory, obsession, psychopath, mind game, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 59K
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, police investigation, who done it, crimes, investigation, mystery, violence against women, forensics, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: serial killer, murder, alcohol abuse, investigation, haunted by the past, single parent, small town, law enforcement, small town life, deadly, mind game, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 384K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, journalist, investigation, victim, paranoia, mystery, mind game, code, who done it ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 2K
After Alice (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the psychopath's bloody reign of terror continues, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, investigation, danger, mystery, who done it, supernatural ability, deadly, law enforcement, solitude, amateur detective, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mind game, investigation, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, vengeance, crime, chases and races, danger, obsession, ex cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: mind bending, rough, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, life is a bitch, journalism, media, woman in danger, danger, chase, athlete's life, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, psychopath, mind game, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 24K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rapist, legal, investigation, infidelity, false accusation, serial killer, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, mind game, danger, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, mystery, crimes, investigation, police investigation, woman in danger, psychopath, police detective, deadly, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Alphabet Killer (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the true story of double killings occurring in Rochester, NY during the 80’s and the troubled police officer determined to solve them, with or without the help of her department
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, obsession, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, crimes, mental illness, haunted by the past, deadly, woman in danger, police investigation, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
Chasing Ghosts (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, identity, crimes, crime, supernatural ability, deadly, law enforcement, track down, danger, psychopath, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 14K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, police detective, murder, kidnapping, single parent, psychopath, investigation, police investigation, crime, obsession, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 16K
Cruising (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, gay, psychopath, undercover, working undercover, crime, police detective, mind game, undercover cop, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 339
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, investigation, dangerous attraction, partners against crime, crime, who done it, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
 1.3M
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: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, master criminal, psychopath, crime, investigation, police investigation, torture, killings, crimes, insanity, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
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, psychological, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mind game, murder, high school, female detective, perfect crime, fbi, evidence, haunted by the past, psychopath, crime, police investigation, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 408
Papertrail (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A burnt out detective follows the trail of a serial killer who sends him messages about the murders.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, sex, who done it, crime, crimes, special agents, mystery, chases and races, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 39K
Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, foot chase, doctor patient relationship, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, police investigation, crime, life is a bitch, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, bribery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Calendar Girl Murders (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Millionaire Richard Trainor is celebrating the fact that his new calendar featuring twelve nude woman is a huge success. However the party is ruined when Miss January is pushed off a building and later on that night Miss February is knifed to death. ...
Style: mind bending, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, photographer, calendar, woman in danger, psychopath, murderous pair, mystery, witnessing a crime, crimes, who done it, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: talky, tense, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, interrogation, prime suspect, murder mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 20K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hotel, police, interrogation, church, orphan, autopsy, bible quote, police investigation, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%