Movies like The Disappearance 1977

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The Disappearance (1977)
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The Disappearance (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: hitman, missing wife, winter, female nudity, snow, betrayal, death of protagonist, disappearance, murder, contract killing, bathtub, exploitation, flashback, shot in the head
Place: london, montreal, montreal quebec canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, female nudity, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, violence and hitman mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Disappearance: The Trespasser (2001), Entangled (1993), Whirlpool (1970), Prisoner of Love (1999), Invisible Waves (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Trespasser (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Estevão , Ivan e Gilberto são companheiros desde os tempos de faculdade e sócios de uma construtora de sucesso há mais de 15 anos. O relacionamento entre eles sempre foi muito bom, até que um desentendimento na condução dos negócios faz com ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, social differences, cons and scams, betrayal, society, dishonesty, partners, deadly, blackmail, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 452
Entangled (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A struggling writer on the verge of success finds his love for the woman of his wildest dreams drawing him deeper into the depths of passion and jealousy, until he realizes he has been framed for murder.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: rich man, homosexual, accident, hospital, accidental killing, revenge, murder, betrayal, car accident, photograph, female nudity, group sex ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.5
 423
Whirlpool (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sex-thriller about a pornographic photographer, his aunt and an innocent English girl who becomes their victim.
Plot: model, photographer, exploitation, strip poker, lesbian sex, seductive woman, bare breasts, large breasts, group sex, aunt nephew relationship, lesbianism, sleazy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Prisoner of Love (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Supermodel Naomi Campbell sizzles in this suspense-charged erotic thriller that delves into the dark world of obsession, seduction and crime. When a small time hood makes a hit, beautiful Tracy becomes his unwitting witness... and the object of his ...
Plot: hitman, murder, woman in danger, bandit, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Invisible Waves (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This atmospheric, violent thriller revolves around a hitman called Kyoji who has just killed his lover, Seiko. She was the wife of Kyoji’s boss, Wiwat, who, when he heard about the affair, hired his rival to murder the unfaithful Seiko. Kyoji ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: betrayal, chases and races, hitman, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, single parent, deadly, murder, adultery, accidental killing, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.0
 160
Lola (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young Hacienda-owner abuses women due to his traumatic youth while his mother covers for his sadistic actions. When he 'tames' the daughter of the mansion supervisor and marries her, his young wife soon becomes the dominating person in ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: sexual humiliation, family relations, sexual sadism, graphic violence, psychopath, power relations, sexual content, society, master and servant, sexual abuse, destructive relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Madonna: A Case of Blood Ambition (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is convicted of raping and murdering a child and sent to prison. He is shortly afterwards beaten to death by other inmates. His daughter blames the jurors who convicted him for his death, and she hatches a scheme to murder each of the jury ...
Plot: jury, rape, stripper, juror, strip club, prison, revenge, murder, femme fatale, female nudity, father daughter relationship, seduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Land of the Blind (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, prisoner, against the odds, rebelliousness, state affairs, danger, haunted by the past, injustice, fighting the system, crimes, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Good Neighbours (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in 1995, the year of the second referendum on the separation of Quebec. In the dead of winter, a serial killer is on the loose in the small Montreal neighborhood of Notre Dame de Grace. The tenants of an old apartment house must figure ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police investigation, who to trust, friendship, crimes, deadly, police detective, neighbor neighbor relationship, male female relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 33K
Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychologist, prison, estrangement, gorilla, doctors and patients, redemption, crimes, treatment, research, violence, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, africa, rwanda, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.0
 115
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, femme fatale, missing person, murder, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Fierce People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: addiction, family relations, coming of age, single mother, parents and children, social differences, teenage life, money, life is a bitch, billionaire, summer, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, crime, crimes, master criminal, deadly, criminal's revenge, rivalry, murder, vengeance, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 480
Cold Sweat (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mark Cahill is a good family man with a loving wife and two wonderful children. Mark also happens to be a hit man who is haunted by his last victim, a blonde, who keeps appearing in his bedroom at the worst of times. His life becomes even more ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, cult film, surprise ending
Plot: murder, hitman, femme fatale, ghost, erotic thriller, couples, assassination, dishonesty, computers and web, cons and scams, infidelity, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Passion for Murder (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman on the run from a murderous rogue government agent hooks up with a pony-tailed taxi driver who reluctantly agrees to help her.
Plot: snow, on the run, hostage, murder, typewriter, police chase, sex, government agent, bar, butt naked, on the road, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 217
Marta (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy landowner haunted by the spectre of his dead mother has a fling with a beautiful fugitive who bears a striking resemblance to his missing wife, who may have been murdered.
Style: gothic horror, psychotronic
Plot: missing wife, landowner, love interest, knife held to throat, portrait, dark secret, dead mother, revenge, rich man, female nudity, doppelganger, pursuit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Boarding Gate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, drug dealing, murder, manipulation, femme fatale, hitman, love affair, on the run, crimes, infidelity, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hong kong, europe, asia, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 3K
Eureka (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Alaskan gold prospector (Gene Hackman) lives in luxury with his family on an island gangsters want.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: wealth, island, gangsters, greed, ambition, rise and fall, family relations, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, intrigue, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1940s, 20s, 40s ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Lithium Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the 21th century getting hold of natural resources of emerging countries, is no matter of war--it is a matter of complex financial actions. And the power of governments behind the events has been replaced by the power of holding companies. ...
Plot: banker, betrayal, husband wife relationship, job, love, bank, falling to death, suicide, female nudity, topless, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Someone to Die For (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A policeman on the skids faces another tragedy when his daughter dies. When other police in his unit are being murdered, the viewer must decide which one of the suspects is responsible.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, police officer, held at gunpoint, police officer killed, exploding car, ambulance, death of child, mental illness, blood, mad woman, body double, tragedy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Day of the Locust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, biting, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, brat, spoiled brat, film within a film, accountant, vandalism, lynch mob, movie business, couples, love and romance, actor's life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mother Knows Best (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.
Plot: hitman, murder, mother daughter relationship, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 8K
Standoff (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: witness, murder, rifle, rescue, moral dilemma, danger, gunfight, brutality, deception, escape, machismo, redemption ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, politics, murder, on the run, fighting the system, danger, life is a bitch, state affairs, law enforcement, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 1990s, 90s
Place: france, europe, vichy, provence, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 57
Room No. 103 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of a mysterious hotel room and how the lives of those who stay there change - for better or for worse.
Plot: hitman, white bra, hotel manager, hotel room, sex in bed, hotel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Dry White Season (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Style: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, rough, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, legal, interracial relations, society, fighting the system, rebellion, crimes, discrimination, injustice, lawyer, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 286
Jamaica Inn (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes.
Plot: pirate, hotel, murder, evil man
Time: 19th century
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, manipulations, crime, mysterious character, mistaken identity, disorder, deception, twists & turns, crimes, mafia, mystery, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 49K
Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, obsession, workplace, manipulation, promotion, false accusation, boss and employee, vengeance, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 300 kilos of heroin have disappeared in Necrocity, a city of terror—city of night—where Captain Speed has a gang, and the government hides the dead. Pierre Clémenti’s In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal (À l’ombre de la canaille bleue) is an ...
Style: experimental, avant garde
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, bathtub, murder, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%