Movies like True Crime 1995

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True Crime (1995)
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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, suspense, brutal, bleak, psychological, sexy, erotic, light, unusual plot structure, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, female detective, amateur detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, psychopath, woman in danger, schoolgirl, uncover truth, teenage life, police corruption, teenager, mentor, crimes, investigation, obsession, chase, sex, catastrophe, adventure, twists and turns, revenge, lawyer, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to True Crime

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, realistic and interesting films with plots about chase, police investigation, catastrophe, twists and turns, murder, crimes and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like True Crime: Solace (2015), Disturbia (2007), The Boston Strangler (1968), Consenting Adults (1992), The In Crowd (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspense, twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, police investigation, psychology, twists and turns, investigation, fbi, supernatural, crimes, plot twist, euthanasia, seeing the future ...
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 6.8
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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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, house arrest, paranoia, voyeurism, amateur detective, murder, loneliness, death, arrest, kidnapping, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, split personality, true crime, serial rapist, double life, crimes, police investigation, murder, mystery, strangulation, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Consenting Adults (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, psychological, suspense, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sex, mate swapping, wife swapping, betrayal, murder, swinger, crimes, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, infidelity, frame up, sexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.6
 5K
The In Crowd (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, cheerleading, murder, mentor, family, female protagonist, social differences, mind game, redemption, lesbian, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 36K
True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: death sentence, crimes, death row, journalism, investigation, race against time, lawyer, false accusation, uncover truth, journal, death, reporter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, fbi, sociopath, serial killer, strong female lead, police investigation, brutality, investigation, haunted by the past, crimes, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, neo noir, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: legal, serial killer, rapist, false accusation, murder, obsession, investigation, crimes, infidelity, femme fatale, mind game, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland, baltimore, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 10K
Shattered (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, erotic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, private detective, murder, twists and turns, amnesia, mystery, suspicion, mind game, infidelity, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 4K
Silent Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, unusual plot structure, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: autism, murder, murder mystery, psychiatrist, mystery, investigation, crimes, psychopath, revenge, teacher, vengeance, bullying ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, yacht, manipulation, mind game, game, twists and turns, paranoia, puzzle, disorder, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: south of france, mediterranean sea, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Star Chamber (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vigilante, conspiracy, vigilantism, hitman, secret society, crimes, murder, judge, political corruption, vengeance, justice, lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Glass House (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After the parents of Ruby and her younger brother, Rhett, are killed in a car crash, their parents' best friends, Erin and Terry Glass, become their guardians. The children hear promises of a world of opulence and California fun -- all they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, sexy, sinister ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, murder, secrets, adoption, unlikely criminals, youth, custody, teenage life, dishonesty, suspicion, child abuse, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: sexy, neo noir, erotic, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), voyeurism, sex, female nudity, infidelity, murder, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, prostitution, prostitute, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 75K
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: suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, woman in danger, police investigation, crimes, violence against women, investigation, forensics, twists and turns, who done it, profiler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., north carolina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 17K
Jennifer 8 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
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: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, sexy, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, blindness, obsession, murder, police investigation, small town, crimes, killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), blind character, surveillance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, berlin germany, usa, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 16K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, legal, murder, courtroom drama, crimes, mystery, twists and turns, court, surveillance, murder mystery, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, murder, crimes, investigation, police, mystery, police investigation, gangsters, conspiracy, revenge, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, erotic, clever, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, murder, cons and scams, manipulation, blackmail, black man white woman relationship, judge, uncover truth, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 7K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, twists and turns, investigation, guilt, mind game, law enforcement, brutality, prostitute, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Style: neo noir, stylized, melancholic, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police investigation, investigation, vengeance, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), confession, adoption, law enforcement, chase, husband wife relationship, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 18K
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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, father daughter relationship, police investigation, kidnapping, crimes, manipulation, murder mystery, rape, obsession, police detective, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 27K
Just Cause (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the ...
Style: rough, tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, prison, murder, death row, mystery, twists and turns, crimes, legal, psychopath, investigation, courtroom, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new jersey, harvard university, usa, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.4
 46K
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, suspense, tense, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, murder, twists and turns, crimes, investigation, police investigation, mystery, brutality, conspiracy, police corruption, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, twists and turns, crimes, law enforcement, murder mystery, police investigation, mystery, investigation, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 10K
Black Widow (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir, exciting ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, investigation, women, manipulation, plot twist, twists and turns, dangerous attraction, poison, murder, black widow, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 53K
Veronica Mars (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.
Style: entertaining, melancholic, exciting, intense, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, who done it, murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, secrets, twists and turns, runaway, chase, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 61K
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: suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, psychology, police investigation, agoraphobia, psychopath, murder mystery, crimes, maniac, mind game, twists and turns, police detective, profiler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: suspense, clever, psychological, tense, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, crime gone awry, murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, twists and turns, character study, redemption, obsession, unlikely criminals, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 27K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Vietnam
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: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, fbi, psychiatrist, obsession, chase, psychopath, mind game, race against time, police investigation, killer, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%