Movies like The Unknown

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The Unknown (1965)
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The Unknown (1965)
Original name: गुमनाम
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Gumnaam is a 1965 Indian suspense thriller film directed by Raja Nawathe, starring Manoj Kumar, Nanda, Pran, Helen and Mehmood. Eight people are trapped on an island when their plane abandons them. They find a large mansion whose butler is expecting them. Then one by one, they die...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, cult film
Plot: island, murder, stranded on an island, crimes, mystery, isolation, confined, group of strangers, dancing, serial killer, airplane, revenge, lawyer, ship, fight, murderer, heroes, forest, fishing, death, alcoholic, beach, villain, doctor, hotel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: india, asia

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Most similar movies to The Unknown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, mystery, danger, investigation and death mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Unknown: Compulsed (1974), Ten Little Indians (1987), Ten Little Indians (1974), Vanished (2011), Ten Little Indians (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Compulsed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hospital, abduction, disability, uncover truth, terminal illness, moral dilemma, cons and scams, crimes, unlikely criminals, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
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95%
Ten Little Indians (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disturbing psychological thriller based on the classic novel by Agatha Christie. Ten strangers are forced to come face to face with their dark pasts after receiving an anonymous invitation to an isolated island off the coast of England.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, island, estate, crimes, confined, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, adult virgin, master and servant, death, whodunit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Ten Little Indians (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Spain, UK, Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten people are invited to a hotel for a weekend getaway by a Mr. U. N. Owen, who mysteriously isn't in attendance. When the group gets together for their first dinner, a record is played in which Mr. Owen accuses each guest of committing ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: characters killed one by one, hotel, murder, crimes, isolation, desert, serial murder, mystery, investigation, who done it, riddles and clues, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Vanished (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman searches for many years to exact revenge on a kidnapper. A psychological thriller that examines how far a person would go if pushed to the extreme.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, mystery, crimes, rivalry, confined, hostage, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, fight, murder, secret, abduction ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Ten Little Indians (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion.When the host doesn't show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style.It is based on Christie's best-selling novel with 100 ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, isolation, murder, serial killer, characters killed one by one, false accusation, mind game, investigation, private detective, psychopath, mountain, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 70s
Place: austria, alps
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51%
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Fault (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film starts with the murder of Priti (Divya Dutta), wife of Shekhar (Aftab Shivdasani), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, fall in love, couple relations, law enforcement, courtroom drama, dishonesty, romance, crimes, legal, false accusation, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Who's There? (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While alone in the house, a woman hears news of serial killer on the loose. And then a stranger rings the doorbell...
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, confined, crimes, woman in danger, broken down car, bad guy wins, nightmare, psychopath, murder, rain, female protagonist, thunderstorm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shock Treatment (1964)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, shock treatment, disorder, power relations, psychopath, experimenting, life is a bitch, amateur detective, mentally unstable, hidden identity, confined ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, blackmail, doctor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, kidnapping, murder, haunted by the past, race against time, police investigation, crimes, woman in danger, mental illness, dishonesty, confined, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, year 1991, 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A writer named Adrian Messenger believes a series of apparently unrelated "accidental" deaths are actually linked murders. He asks his friend Anthony Gethryn, recently retired from MI5, to help clear up the mystery. However, ...
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, british intelligence, investigation, mystery, hidden identity, crimes, airport, disguise, world war two veteran, plane crash, pow ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The President's Mistress (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, infidelity, espionage, undercover, special agents, crimes, heroes, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, government agency, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serial killer, psychopath, paranoia, deception, island, escapades, veteran, ex military, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA, UK, Australia, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: diary, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, fall in love, murder, vengeance, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
An Amish Murder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In "An Amish Murder", the peaceful Amish farming community of Painter’s Mill, Ohio, is shattered when a series of brutal murders leaves the town with a sense of frailty and loss of innocence. Among the most affected by the tragedy was ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: amish, murder, police investigation, crimes, society, law enforcement, religions or cults, mystery, witnessing a crime, terrorism, performer's life, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Endless Night (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shiftless dreamer, Michael Rogers (Hywel Bennett) fantasizes about a lifestyle above his means and marries a wealthy, young girl, Ellie Thomsen (Hayley Mills) who just came of age. They hire a famous architect to build their dream home amidst a ...
Style: scary, tense, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, woman in danger, couples, haunted house, estate, who done it, curses spells and rituals, crimes, domestic disturbance, mystery, murder mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: milan italy, london, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: family relations, psychopath, mystery, crimes, small town, male female relationship, murder, death, murder of father, death of husband, death of father, ex boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, blackmail, ship, mystery, murder mystery, multiple suspects, who done it, crimes, law enforcement, uncover truth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, 80s
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, new jersey, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, macabre, tense ...
Plot: psychology, split personality, insanity, isolation, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, murder, mentally unstable, stalking, paranoia, divorce, deeply disturbed person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Chorabali (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sumon is compelled to grow up in the city's underworld as mafia lord Osman Ali's killer machine. After killing a pregnant woman carrying Osman Ali's illegitimate child, Sumon's conscience leads him to defy Ali's order.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, murder mystery, blackmail, whodunit, overdose, serial killer, evidence, uncover truth, vengeance, police detective, police investigation, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kolkata
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29%
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The Unknown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A film unit goes for a shoot deep into a forestThey settle at a place with bare minimal facilities run by a strange and quirky man called Setu.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, jungle, deadly creature, rivalry, supernatural, filmmaking, forest, murder, fear, isolation, characters killed one by one, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, neo noir, captivating ...
Plot: coma, hospital, black market, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, conspiracy, intern, murder, hitman, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 2K
Jewel Thief (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Vinay, an ordinary young man who finds himself constantly mistaken for a look-alike jewel thief named Amar. Vinay works with the police to impersonate Amar and crack his crime ring--but it seems that Amar has decided to impersonate Vinay, as well, ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: gang, love triangle, mistaken identity, heist, thief, jewelry, police, chase, rivalry, master criminal, crimes, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Woodstock Villa (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: After a heated public argument between Mumbai-based Jatin Kampani and his wife, Zara, he returns home, and finds her missing. A day later, he is contacted by a male to come up with a ransom of 50 Lakh Rupees, and not to contact the police under any ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, kidnapping, frame up, uncover truth, dishonesty, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending
Plot: obsession, mystery, murder, crimes, law enforcement, insomnia, anniversary, death of son, forest, gays and lesbians, gay, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
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Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, confined, captivity, rivalry, missing person, dishonesty, wrongful conviction, imprisonment, murder, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Echoes from the Dead (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a foggy day, Julia‘s six-year-old son Jens is called missing. Despite a thorough search, the boy is never found. Twenty years later, Julia’s father receives one of the shoes Jens was wearing the day he disappeared. Who sent it? Why? Is the ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: missing child, crimes, survival, single parent, missing person, faked death, love, world war two, loss of father, female protagonist, false identity, island ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1940s, year 1972
Place: sweden, cuba, havana cuba, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 774
I Am What I Am (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bernard meets Jane in a Night Club, in London, and he likes her. Her father was killed in a car accident, but Jane thinks he has been killed because he was blackmailed for a picture of his second wife, Jane's mother in law. In the same Night ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, voyeurism, murder, blackmailer, couples, on the run, investigation, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, mate swapping, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adoption, confession, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, swamp, air disaster, law enforcement, investigation, alcohol abuse, orphan ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
5 Dolls for an August Moon (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends get together in a remote Mediterranean island for a weekend of relaxation. Soon they start turning up dead one by one. The group gets together to determine the identity of the killer amongst them.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, island, lesbian, voyeur, frozen body, suicide, crimes, confined, serial killer, dishonesty, mystery, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%