Movies like By Any Name

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By Any Name (2017)
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By Any Name (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An amnesiac man is found running blood stained and half naked through the Brecon Beacons. Hunted by the police and military, is he a homicidal terrorist or innocent pawn?
Plot: amnesia, terrorism, military, death, kidnapping, murder, runaway
Place: wales

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Most similar movies to By Any Name

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, death, amnesia, kidnapping, danger, terrorism and military mostly in Drama, Action and Mystery genres. Some movies like By Any Name: Run a Crooked Mile (1969), Sweet Dreams (1996), Jigsaw (1968), 64: Part 2 (2016), Nishchaiy (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. Two years later he wakes up in a hospital room after a polo accident to find he's had amnesia, is now married, ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, murder witness, murder investigation, cover up, key, passage of time
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95%
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Sweet Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl awakes from a coma to find her world has collapsed around her and she remembers nothing. But as she does remember she finds out all is not how it should be and someone is out to get her.
Plot: amnesia, psychiatrist, sister, flashback, fire, flashback sequence
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 118
Jigsaw (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After inadvertently ingesting some sugar laced with LSD, a man wakes up with amnesia and in the middle of a murder plot.
Plot: lsd, investigation, amnesia, murder, death, government, apartment, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
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64: Part 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 1989 is the 64 Shouwa year in the Japanese calendar, thus the unsolved girl kidnapping-murder case is called "64(rokuyon)" that got up in this year in Criminal Investigation Department in the Prefectural Police Department. And 14 years ...
Plot: police officer, japanese police, kidnap, public relations, kidnapping, based on a novel, pig, murder, japanese girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 3.9
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Nishchaiy (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: 'Nishchaiy' is the story of two brothers, Ravi and Rohan Yadav separated due to unforeseen circumstances created by Ravi's employer Manohar Singh who suspects Ravi of having an affair with his wife Renuka. Ravi is sent to prison for a ...
Plot: death, lawyer, murder, wrongful imprisonment, ex convict, amnesia, rape, false accusation, long lost brother, horse, seduction, suspicion of adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 85
Viper (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Laura's husband James is murdered, she decides to find out who did it and why. She finds herself in a fight against an anti-terrorist organization in her desire for revenge.
Style: suspense
Plot: military, top secret, hand grenade, mission, death, husband wife relationship, execution, commander, soldier, terrorism, diner, automatic weapon ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Killing Angels (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Plot: human trafficking, sex trade, murder, violence, kidnapping, sex, revenge, death, sex trafficking, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 273
Vetri Vizha (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Vetri Vizha is a 1987 Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role of the protagonist. Prabhu Ganesan, Amala, Sasikala and Kushboo Sundar played supporting roles. The story was of an amnesiac who struggles to find his past after memory ...
Plot: kidnapping, amnesia, undercover, attempted murder, police officer, memory loss, faked death, escape, wedding, amnesiac, rescue, neo noir ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Slaughter Is the Best Medicine (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vet leads his team of disbanded mercenaries into the treacherous Gallows Wood on one last mission to capture the elusive Professor Black. What was meant to be a simple extraction mission soon becomes a terrifying journey into madness.
Plot: desperation, explosion, shooting, scientist, shotgun, murder, uzi, idiot, lust, blood, brother brother relationship, gunshot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
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Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: dead boy, kidnapping, murder, government agent, terrorism, death of son, terrorist
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 227
P.J. (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Reluctant New York City private eye P.J. Detweiler is hired as a bodyguard to protect Maureen Preble, the mistress of shady millionaire William Orbison. In truth, Orbison plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile, ...
Plot: private detective, murder, conspiracy, violence, bodyguard, mistress
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Sweet Scent of Death (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Early morning in the oat fields of Carranco, Ramón runs into the dead body of his secret teenage love Adela. After he covers her naked body with his shirt, the gossip in town is that Ramón's girlfriend is been found murdered. Meanwhile, the ...
Plot: dead woman, small town sheriff, machismo, sheriff, murder, death, woman stabbed, nude woman murdered, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, dead woman on ground ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Return of the Soldier (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The returning soldier is amnesia victim Alan Bates, who remembers nothing of his life before suffering shell-shock--not even his long-term marriage to snooty Julie Christie. Spinsterish Ann-Margret, who has long harbored a fondness for Bates, hopes ...
Plot: shell shock, amnesia, world war one, love triangle, dead children, war, injury, old love, british officer, dead son, family tragedy, socialite ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
In Her Line of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and save him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, island, rescue mission, vice president, one man army, crimes, danger, daring rescue, chases and races, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fourth Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man awakens from a two-month-long coma. Total amnesia. A bullet fired point blank. He doesn't remember anything. He's told that he had a wife and a son. They've been killed. He's revealed his past identity by the Colonel, who ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: amnesia, assassin, suicide, murder, gun, chase, soldier, sniper, neo noir, male female relationship, manhunt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Game for Vultures (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: society, danger, crimes, state affairs, rebellion, military, arms dealing, conspiracy, terrorism, rebelliousness, interracial relations, racism ...
Time: 70s
Place: zimbabwe, africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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Who Am I? (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Investigator Sergey Shumov has a mystery on his hands. On a platform near a Moscow-Sevastopol train station the police have found a young man without documents and no memory. In near perfect detail, he can recall historical dates, songs of his ...
Plot: casino, murder, love, amnesia, telephone number, robbery, bus stop, train station, journalist, psychiatrist, chance meeting, police officer ...
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37%
 5.4
 2K
Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, slave, danger, village life, missing person, intrigue, hostages, race against time, village, terrorism, hostage, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Darker Than Amber (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rod Taylor plays John D. MacDonald's famous Florida PI Travis McGee. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean ...
Plot: rescue, murder, private detective, revenge, cruise ship, fight, boat, doppelganger
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 44
Gypsy Angels (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vanna White is a stripper who falls for a stunt pilot who develops amnesia after a crash.
Style: cult film
Plot: amnesia, stripper, breasts, doctor, female nudity, preacher
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Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: coup, military, danger, daring rescue, war criminal, undercover, escapades, rescue mission, tough heroes, murder, mercenary, genocide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: balkan, serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: memory loss, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, deadly, mystery, murder, mind game, life is a bitch, danger, master criminal, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, terrorism, battles, soldier, one man army, terrorist, hijacking, tough heroes, profanity, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, army, military, terrorist attack, revenge, crimes, murder, danger, friendship, violence, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, 2010s
Place: pakistan, india
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33%
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Desert Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, bar fight, military, danger, heroes, graphic violence, profanity, heroic mission, escapades, deadly, aerial combats, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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33%
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Forgotten Evil (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman with amnesia tries to restart her life until the past comes back to haunt her.
Style: scary, rough, suspense, bleak
Plot: stalker, psychopath, amnesia, murder, flashback sequence, boat, danger, deadly, nurse, hospital
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31%
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Memed My Hawk (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: squad, car, countryside, kidnapping, village, arranged marriage, robbery, death, highwayman, peasant, tradition, murder ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: turkey
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31%
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Silhouette (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An architect witnesses a brutal murder in a small Texas town.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: barrel, murder, architect, sheriff, mercedes benz, corrupt sheriff, service station, exploding car, filling station, silhouette, waitress, witness ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the suicide of her friend and employer, who has been teaching her to be a detective, Cordelia Gray (Pippa Guard) takes over his business and begins an investigation of the apparent suicide of the son of a businessman. When the suicide turns ...
Plot: investigation, suspect, death, cross dressing, country house, suicide, female detective, female protagonist, death of son, hanging, private detective, twenty something ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Conspirator (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds further complications through her constant ...
Plot: childlessness, suicide, samurai, hara kiri, hate, murder, mistress
⇓ similarity ⇓
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