Movies like Private Eye

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Private Eye (2009)
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Private Eye (2009)
Original name: 그림자 살인
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of being accused, he decides to hire Hong Jin-ho (a detective) to help him find the murderer before the police accuse him of the murder.
Style: neo noir, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, tricky
Plot: private detective, espionage, voyeurism, murder investigation, uncover truth, court, false accusation, moral dilemma, false accusation of murder, suspect, evidence, accusation, sherlock holmes, sex scene, trial

Most similar movies to Private Eye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychological, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, mystery, murder investigation and private detective mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Private Eye: Mist & the Maiden (2017), Disposable (2017), Grand Isle (2019), The Invisible Guest (2016), Nexus (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mist & the Maiden (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The corpse of a young man appears in a forest on the island of La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands. The case is closed with the indictment of a local politician who is finally exonerated. Three years later, Sergeant Bevilaqua and Corporal Chamorro ...
Style: twists and turns, tricky, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder investigation, island, blackmail, secret, uncover truth, evidence, moral dilemma, conspiracy, testimony, lie, death, murder suspect ...
Place: canary islands
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95%
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Disposable (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What if a man with a mental condition, living in a fantasy world and detached from all emotional responsibility, is in real life the prime suspect for a series of murders targeting young women? Bill Thompson awakens to reality when forced to ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, murder of a woman, uncover truth, false accusation, falsely accused, chase, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, youth, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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84%
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Grand Isle (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walter and his neglected wife lure a young man into their Victorian home to escape a hurricane. When the man is charged with murder by Det. Jones, he must reveal the couple's wicked secrets to save himself.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hurricane, seduction, murder, framed for murder, adultery, robbery, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, interrogation, uncover truth, evidence, court ...
Time: year 1988
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73%
The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky ...
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, lie, false accusation, evidence, murder suspect, suspect, businessman, moral dilemma, lawyer, blackmail ...
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
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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: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Black Widow Killer (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother fears for her life and that of her daughter when they become targets of a serial killer.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: murder mystery, murder investigation, murderer, crime investigation, crimes, evidence, uncover truth, murder, teacher, private investigation, school teacher, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dancing with Danger (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Portland taxi dancer is a suspect in a series of murders involving her former customers.
Style: neo noir
Plot: serial killer, private detective, disappearance, estranged husband, love interest, dance hall
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Marriage of Lies (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Rachel’s husband disappears, the police have one suspect: her. While trying to prove her innocence, she uncovers many secrets about the man she married.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: accusation, private investigation, mystery, family secret, mysterious disappearance, female protagonist, investigation, framed for a crime, crime solving, uncover truth, accused of murder, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Bedroom Eyes II (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This sequel to 1986's Bedroom Eyes is the mixture as before, with Wings Hauser replacing the first film's star Kenneth Gilman. Once again, stockbroker Hauser begins succumbing to his chronic voyeurism. And also once again, his obsession ...
Style: erotic, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: voyeurism, infidelity, revenge, murder, frame up, stock market, lesbian sex, female nudity, lesbianism, husband wife relationship, erotica, woman ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I Come with the Rain (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Spain, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kline, a former Los Angeles police officer turned private detective, is hired by a powerful pharmaceutical conglomerate boss to investigate in Asia the disappearance of his only son, Shitao, whom he has not seen in person since the boy was ten. Now ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, private detective, haunted by the past, serial killer, crimes, ex cop, murder, rock, graphic violence, nursing, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Bluebeard (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dr. Seung-hoon sedates his landlord before a medical check-up, when the old man begins telling him a convincing murder confession.
Style: slasher, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: murder, anesthetic, surgery, surgical operation, life & death, doctors and patients, secret, doctor patient relationship, uncover truth, family relations, justice, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 9K
Wander (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, psychological, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: conspiracy, murder, car accident, paranoia, small town, fbi agent, post traumatic stress disorder, private detective, grief, death, investigation, suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Fatal Intuition (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jang-woo had only his sister to live for until she is brutally murdered. During a ritual to send her spirit to heaven, he comes across a suspicious man, who manages to escape from the scene. He begins to suspect a local pharmacist and keeps an eye ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: killer, murder investigation, murderer, investigation, psychic, unsolved crime, murder mystery, revenge, criminal, loss of sister, mystery, cold case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
53%
Murder in the Central Committee (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The plot follows a private detective, an ex communist and former CIA agent, who travels from Barcelona to Madrid to discover the identity of the assassin of the leader of the Spanish Communist party who was stabbed during a blackout while presiding ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, biting
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, strong sexual content, politics, undercover, who done it, secret agents, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The American Side (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: private detective, private investigator, murder mystery, murder investigation, investigation, assassination plot, sleuth, police investigation, historical figure, crime solving, puzzle, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 8K
Fear X (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, Canada, UK, Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.
Style: psychological, neo noir, atmospheric, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hotel, loss of wife, haunted by the past, obsession, amateur detective, investigation, self discovery, mysterious man, crime investigation, hallucination, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, wisconsin, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Gotham (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A New York private eye searches for a socialite who supposedly drowned 10 years before.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, private detective, love and romance, mysterious character, mystery, femme fatale, supernatural, couples, afterlife, obsession, dangerous attraction, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 466
911 Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officer Chris McCullers was gravely injured in a shootout and now works on 911-dispatch. Resentful that her career has ended up here, Chris receives a call from a scared kid and dismisses it as a prank. The next day, she learns that the call was all ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, crime solving, 911, guilty conscience, uncover truth, murder mystery, fighting crime, self discovery, cold case, sleuth, unsolved crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 982
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, couples, psychopath, rivalry, investigation, crimes, journalism, dishonesty, vengeance, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Brace for Impact (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When disgraced Flight Crash Investigator Sofia Gilchrist's brother dies in the crash of a plane she was supposed to be on, Sofia breaks protocol and secretly begins investigating the crash.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: plane crash, air disaster, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, unsolved crime, investigator, catastrophe, crime solving, cause and meaning, brother sister relationship, fear of flying
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Wrong Woman (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A temporary secretary is wrongly accused of killing her boss.
Plot: falsely accused, private detective, false accusation, blackmail, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 182
Bad Blood (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carrie, an attractive veterinarian accepts an invitation from her fiancee, a best-selling author, for a long weekend away. When she senses something is terribly wrong she decides to leave only to find herself trying to escape the house into a ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, contemplative
Plot: private detective, chase, murderer, murder, flashback sequence, twin brother, couples, writers, psychopath, escape, marriage, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Monday at 11:01 A.M. (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is a suspense thriller about Michael, who brings his girlfriend Jenny to a beautiful yet strange mountain town where everyone seems familiar. But he begins to see and hear things that no one else can. After many hallucinations and then ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: obsession, resort, weekend, insanity, hallucination, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, missing person, city, smoking, female killer, bartender, female psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 27
Dual Mania (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A psychological suspense thriller dealing with the dual persona a young man possesses and attempts to conceal throughout his ongoing sessions with his therapist.
Style: neo noir, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: dark hero, schizophrenia, good versus evil, sexual murder, violence, crimes, psychologist, psychology, disturbed individual, doctors and patients, duplicity, murder ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Date to Die For (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A guy goes on a date that he has been dying to go to for years.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, female protagonist, murder suspect, single father, divorce, memory lapse, relationship problems, male female relationship, murder mystery, murder investigation, uncover truth, memory loss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: sexy, psychological, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, writers, disappearance, police, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 633
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, estrangement, investigation, murder, dead father, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Million (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: 8 contestants compete for a billion wons ($1 Million USD) in a survival reality TV show. The challengers must spend 7 days in the Australian desert. On the second day, one contestant is found dead. The other contestants then find themselves in ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: game of death, survival, murder, exhaustion, manipulation, revenge, death of wife, revelation, desert, rivalry, contests and competitions, most dangerous game ...
Place: korea, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 442
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, technophobia, dishonesty, sexual content, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, obsession, voyeurism, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%