Movies like The Wrong Man

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The Wrong Man (1993)
 5.9
 746
The Wrong Man (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - ageing but likeable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy (Rosanna Arquette). The three develop a curiously inter-dependent relationship. Meanwhile, Police Captain Diaz and Detective Ortega are closing in and the plot circle is closed at Tapachula rail station amidst a stack of mistakes and wrong decisions.
Style: mind bending, serious, neo noir, realistic, suspenseful, road movie
Plot: love triangle, chase, on the road, on the run, police, murder, crimes, beach, mystery, love and romance, fugitives, frame up, injustice, couples, manhunt, law enforcement, false accusation, mistaken identity, partners, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely couple, unsupportive spouse, lovers on the run, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Wrong Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, murder, deadly, female nudity, betrayal and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Thriller, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Wrong Man: Breathless (1983), Love and a .45 (1994), The Two Faces of January (2014), My Brother's Gun (1997), The Killing Time (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 9K
Breathless (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a few days. As the film progresses, the police get closer to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, uplifting, talky, suspense ...
Plot: on the run, chase, murder, police, love and romance, crimes, heist, suspicion of murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), lovers on the run, male protagonist, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love and a .45 (1994)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Small-time criminal Watty Watts attempts to rob a convenience store with his drug-addict buddy, Billy Mack Black. The robbery, however, leads to murder, and soon Watty leaves Billy behind and goes on the run with his beloved girlfriend, Starlene. ...
Style: road movie, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white trash, murder, lovers on the run, crimes, crime gone awry, chase, hostage, psychopath, disorder, on the road, violence spree, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Two Faces of January (2014)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, crimes, cons and scams, couples, fugitives, criminal heroes, escapades, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: greece, europe, turkey, crete, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
My Brother's Gun (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager finds a gun loaded with three bullets and shoots at the guard of a supermarket when he discovers it stealing a comic. In his escape along the road he meets a girl who has tried to commit suicide without success and both decide to take a ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, false accusation, murder, love and romance, youth, dishonesty, criminal heroes, fugitives, lovers on the run, life is a bitch, crimes, strong violent content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, disorder, mistaken identity, mystery, investigation, hidden identity, love triangle, small town life, manipulation, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.1
 279
Exposure (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A photographer's life becomes dangerous when one of his models is murdered.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, murder, model, photographer, crimes, dishonesty, journalism, murder investigation, false accusation, couples, fashion, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American government hit man on the run makes a pact with two travelers to help him disappear in the Mexican jungle.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, adventure, on the run, rivalry, crimes, undercover, vengeance, jungle, dishonesty, hostage, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A House in the Hills (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: murder, revenge, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, stalking, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, heist, woman in danger, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.9
 813
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's lifelong pursuit of lost family diamonds is interrupted by the appearance of two escaped convicts.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, adventurer, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, rivalry, escapades, track down, dishonesty, heist, frame up, mystery, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Rx (Simple Lies) (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What is meant to be a weekend party across the border soon becomes a heartbreaking journey that tests the boundaries of companionship, romantic love and personal ethics.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, police, death, crimes, friendship, drug dealing, getting home, border, death of friend, mexican border, murder, drug traffic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 2K
Blind Side (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: hit and run, pregnancy, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, catastrophe, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 1K
Tempo (2003)
Genre: Romance, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jenny, a young American woman, moves to Paris and gets involved with Jack, who is seemingly the man of her dreams. However, he has a lot to hide and Jenny quickly gets entangled his dangerous lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, femme fatale, love triangle, mistaken identity, love and romance, crimes, chase, betrayal, couples, heist, fall in love, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The beautiful Lauren gets married with an older man. She is unexpectedly confronted with her ex, an escaped criminal.
Style: twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, femme fatale, revenge, power relations, frame up, crimes, jail, vengeance, couples, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 7K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, crimes, dishonesty, self defense, interrogation, frame up, fall in love, romance, small town, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 785
Payback (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, prison, love triangle, heist, dangerous attraction, ex convict, adultery, armed robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 24K
Nowhere to Run (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: farm, martial arts, chase, on the run, eviction, manhunt, prison, motorcycle, redemption, vengeance, fight, romancing a criminal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 490
Lusty Lovers (1971)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ruth and Michel separate after Ruth finds another man, Paul. Ruth and Paul go to her sunny, idyllic beach side villa to spend summer. They are having a great time together, and then things start happening. The brakes of the car fail, and Ruth ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, mystery, intrigue, betrayal, graphic violence, sexual content, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: french riviera, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 248
One in the Gun (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sexy brain teaser of a thriller with nods to classic film noir of the past mixed with a post-modern flair of David Lynch-style surrealism and surprises. When Mickey Lewis, a homeless struggling artist crosses paths with Katrina, the beautiful rich ...
Style: neo noir, serious, twists and turns, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: femme fatale, couples, love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, infidelity, strong sexual content, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, wealth, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 276
The Hard Truth (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, femme fatale, vengeance, police corruption, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, manipulation, disorder, cons and scams, redemption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 375
Bad Guys (1995)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the run from a drug deal gone wrong, a beautiful young woman escapes across the border only to find herself trapped in a dangerous web of intrigue and deceit in old Mexico.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, drug dealing, hitman, on the run, betrayal, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, lovers on the run, fugitives, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 3K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chase, psychopath, family relations, couples, vengeance, prison, woman in danger, parents and children, couple relations, homecoming, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 205
Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, bondage, police, investigation, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, lesbian sex, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lewis & Clark & George (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sultry woman joins an illiterate killer and a brainy hacker, both escaped convicts, to search for gold.
Style: neo noir, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, gold, murder, jealousy, prostitute, betrayal, crimes, on the run, treasure hunt, dishonesty, lovers on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 3K
Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: serious, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mistaken identity, psycho killer, chase, murder, investigation, crimes, police investigation, on the run, false accusation, cons and scams, woman in danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, marriage, police detective, socialite, romance, promotion, bittersweet, fall in love, woman in danger, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 378
Hush (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A married man must deal with an obsessive former girlfriend after he moves back to his hometown.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, jealousy, psychopath, blind ambition, obsession, couples, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 4K
Catchfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lovers on the run, mafia, hitman, fall in love, love affair, woman in danger, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, hidden identity, rescue, on the run, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Desert Saints (2002)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kiefer Sutherland is a hard-edged hit man. Known as the world's best professional killer, Sutherland is living a life of detached solitude when he is given an assignment that pairs him up with a sultry hitchhiker (Melora Walters). Before long, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, manhunt, investigation, betrayal, undercover, murder, fbi, crimes, kidnapping, crime gone awry, on the run, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, heist, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%