Movies like Prey of the Chameleon

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Prey of the Chameleon (1992)
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Prey of the Chameleon (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: J.D. returns to his hometown many years after leaving Carrie at the altar. After their unhappy reunion, J.D. heads to California, only to soon fall for a woman he helps with her broken down car. Little does he know that this woman is a serial killer who takes on the identity of each of her victims.
Style: scary, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, femme fatale, fbi, mental patient, sheriff, escaped mental patient, crimes, special agents, psychopath, crime, mystery, stalking, violence spree, mentally unstable, slasher, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, strong female presence, maniac, bank robbery, agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas

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Most similar movies to Prey of the Chameleon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, serial killer, danger, law enforcement and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like Prey of the Chameleon: Relentless 3 (1993), Cold Steel (1987), Dead On: Relentless II (1992), To Protect and Serve (1992), Instinct to Kill (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, stalking, investigation, master criminal, amateur detective, deadly, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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95%
 4.6
 674
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Dead On: Relentless II (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Detective Sam Dietz is paired with a shady FBI agent to track down another serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, crime, special agents, police investigation, dishonesty, mind game, politics, deadly, reluctant partners, rivalry, slasher ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, profanity, police corruption, murder, vigilantism, vengeance, survival ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, murder, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, master criminal, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, chases and races, forced to strip, girl in bra and panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, crimes, danger, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, track down, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 45
Gun Town (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a road trip soon after their high school graduation and get lost in the middle of nowhere. They stumble upon an abandoned Wild West tourist attraction that was abandoned when the former owner went crazy and killed several ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, crimes, confined, mentally unstable, slasher, deadly, gory, violence spree, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, violence spree, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, stalking, danger, deadly, mind game, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 662
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, religions or cults, psychopath, violence spree, danger, undercover, law enforcement, special agents, race against time, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, chases and races, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 787
Starkweather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, teenage life, murder, law enforcement, lovers on the run, deadly, gory, track down, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 488
Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, danger, slasher, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 644
1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, investigation, mind game, mystery, deadly, who done it, murder, track down, partners against crime, master criminal, fall in love, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.1
 222
Fashion Victim (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Andrew Cunanan started his murderous spree in Minnesota, continued through Chicago, and despite being the subject of an intense manhunt, was able to kill fashion great Gianni Versace, in Miami, before killing himself.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, fbi, fashion designer, manhunt, crimes, on the run, violence spree, deadly, murder, gay interest, killing spree, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 437
Fatal Instinct (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective follows a trail of evidence that eventually seems to lead to his trusted partner's ex-con brother who he helped put in prison years ago.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, murder, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, deadly, who done it, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 234
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 824
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence, profiler
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 3.9
 919
The Maze (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five friends break into a closed corn maze in the middle of the night and decide to play a harmless game of tag. Little do they know that a psychopathic killer has decided to play along. As they wander aimlessly through the maze the murderer follows ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, chase, psychopath, survival, danger, strong violent content, gory, stalking, deadly, chases and races, friends, game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 380
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, deadly, dealing with death, crime, crimes, religions or cults, investigation, mystery, danger, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 803
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, danger, police investigation, tough law enforcer, partners, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, kiss, police officer, police, love interest ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 536
Innocents (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A traveling cellist gets involved with two disturbed sisters on their way to Seattle to tell their mom that their dad has just passed away. On the way, the two kill a judge and a few others unknown to the cellist. Eventually he gets pinned for the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mind game, criminal heroes, serial killer, psychopath, dangerous attraction, false accusation, crimes, danger, police investigation, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, missing person, danger, mentally unstable, police detective, psychopath, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, nightclub, new year's eve, crimes, mentally unstable, investigation, danger, nightlife, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 1K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, slasher, small town, female serial killer, parents and children, crimes, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 845
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, master criminal, mental illness, murder, law enforcement, mentally unstable, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.9
 641
Hayride 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The end of one journey only marks the beginning of another as Detective Loomis returns to uncover the truth behind the Legend of Pitchfork.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, gory, crimes, hospital, uncover truth, law enforcement, strong violent content, profanity, deadly, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 476
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, serial killer, strong sexual content, profiler, working undercover, deadly, chases and races, psychopath, tough heroes, superior officer, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, rivalry, danger, murder, stalking, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, obsession, serial killer, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Black and White (1999)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chris O'Brien, devote Catholic and rookie cop with LAPD, is assigned to partner with the hard-edged, street-smart Nora Hugosian. A serial killer is loose, and all the victims are low-life guys whom Nora has dealt with. So, when the tire tracks ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, serial killer, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, crime, mystery, dishonesty, partners, deadly, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%