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: 91 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: missing person, hitman, killer, paranoia, contract killing, missing wife, winter, snow, female nudity, betrayal, murder, death of protagonist, disappearance, flashback, exploitation, assassin, bathtub, shot in the head, assassins
Place: london, montreal, montreal quebec canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and surprise ending films with plots about murder, female nudity, betrayal, violence, sex, nude and flashback mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Disappearance: The Falls (2003), Good Neighbours (2010), Entangled (1993), Lola (1974), Invisible Waves (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, femme fatale, amateur detective, murder, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, rivalry, life is a bitch, betrayal, obsession, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, cat, apartment building, rape, investigation, police investigation, who to trust, friendship, male female relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.1
 479
Entangled (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 89 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: homosexual, fashion model, revenge, murder, accident, betrayal, hospital, infidelity, wedding, flashback, suicide, group sex ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
 286
Lola (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 89 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: erotic, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family relations, sexual manipulation, rape, torture, female nudity, exploitation, incest, sadist, sociopath, domination, perversion, childhood trauma ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, hitman, single parent, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, adultery, accidental killing, shark, cheating wife, on the run, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 461
The Hawk (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Housewife Annie Marsh suspects her husband might be The Hawk, a brutal serial killer. Complicating matters is the fact that she once was incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital. When she discovers she does not have the happy marriage she always ...
Plot: serial killer, mental health, rain, murder, mental illness, husband wife relationship, paranoia, racist comment, racist remark, off screen murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 776
The Squeeze (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An alcoholic London ex-cop becomes involved into a kidnapping drama and tries to free the daughter of a friend from a brutal gangster mob.
Style: neo noir, noir, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, private investigator, organized crime, hostage, private detective, ransom, following someone, abduction, male full rear nudity, nurse, female nudity, dog ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 4K
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: gangsters, wealth, island, greed, rise and fall, ambition, intrigue, dishonesty, parents and children, family relations, brutality, courtroom drama ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: canada, bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, clever, neo noir, twist ending, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, hitman, revenge, disorder, mistaken identity, suspense, organized crime, mafia, mysterious character, master criminal, deception, vengeance ...
Time: year 1979, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, social differences, cons and scams, betrayal, society, partners, dishonesty, blackmail, workplace intrigue, workplace ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: murder, revenge, female nudity, rape, father daughter relationship, seduction, prison, jury, strip club, femme fatale, stripper
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Abraham Holt travels to a tiny town in rural Minnesota to look into a particularly unusual insurance claim stemming from a horrific car accident. As Holt examines the scene of the wreck, it all seems a bit too perfect. And ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, neo noir, realistic, clever ...
Plot: fake identity, murder, investigation, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, twists and turns, car accident, insurance investigator, suspense, cemetery, burned alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: politics, terrorism, rebelliousness, against the odds, state affairs, haunted by the past, injustice, fighting the system, political corruption, distopia, revolution, protest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 8K
First Snow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: desert, destiny, betrayal, paranoia, manic, character study, psychic power, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, a vision, business venture ...
Time: future
Place: boston, new mexico, usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 3K
Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, missing person, obsession, investigation, love triangle, uncover truth, police investigation, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, teenage life, police detective ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: cerebral, disturbing, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: female nudity, hollywood, art, satire, great depression, filmmaking, movie business, showbiz, suspense, politics, surrealism, actor ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Killing Machine (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harlin Garret loses his memory and finds himself closed in a facility claimed to belong to the state security services. The manager of this place tells Garrett he used to be a killer for the mob but Garrett refuses to believe. Then he is forced to ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: suspense, government, aids, security, university, death, violence, female nudity, gay slur, assassin, hitman, amnesia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 79
Killervision (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While watching B grade movies a brain-injured man is tormented by visions of his friends being murdered by a faceless killer. He becomes increasingly disturbed when he realizes it's only a matter of time before the killer comes for him.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, slasher, contemplative
Plot: brain damage, killer, car accident, love, murder, family relations, hopes, a vision, youth, suspense, young man, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal, hell, psychopath, murder, cafe, airport, chase, crime gone awry, seaside, ransom, child in peril ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: italian mafia, killer, prostitute, hitman, kidnapping, rivalry, single parent, vengeance, violence, suspense, murder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 72K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, snow, suspense, small town, betrayal, fbi, bag of money, winter, twists and turns, heist, character study, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: thought provoking, talky, emotional, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, lawyer, fighting the system, legal, society, injustice, rebellion, discrimination, women, children, courtroom, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, australia, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Complicity (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Local journalist, Cameron Colley writes articles that are idealistic, from the viewpoint of the underdog. A twisted serial killer seems to have some motives. His brutal murders are also committed on behalf of the underdog. The stories begin to merge ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, journalism, murder, protagonist as suspect, investigation, uncover truth, police detective, false accusation, frame up, dishonesty, media, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, disturbing, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: revenge, writers, husband wife relationship, divorce, rape, ex husband ex wife relationship, loss of family, abortion, rape and murder, ex husband, infidelity, flashback ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 998K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, clever, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, suspense, missing person, investigation, infidelity, murder mystery, marriage, manipulation, psychology, adultery, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2012, 21st century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 34K
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, philosophical, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, murder, estrangement, psychologist, redemption, psychology, violence, insanity, suspense, greed, survival, corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, africa, cuba, florida, rwanda
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 88
The Darkside (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims seem to be validated when the cabbie notices suspicious ...
Style: neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, cocaine, porn actress, female nudity, taxi driver, junkie, producer, drug addict, elvis impersonator, videotaping, nude ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: female nudity, nude, murder, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tender Loving Care (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Teenage nurses give love therapy. Lots of action when they try to straighten out the corrupt hospital staff.
Audience: adult
Plot: exploitation, nurse, hospital, murder, corruption, doctor, sex, female nudity, drug addiction, blackmail, orderly, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 626
Birds of Prey (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vera Cruz, 1938. "Le Rital", a tough French hit man, agrees to serve Mexican revolutionaries who want to replace the current President by Chico, an insecure young bourgeois that they intend to manipulate. The killing of the President is to ...
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, killer, panther, individualism, checkers, revolutionary, assassination, monkey, hitman, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%