Movies like Murder on the Orient Express

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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
 6.5
 193K
Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, whodunit, snow, justice, murder, doctor, train, vengeance, conspiracy, suspect, stabbed to death, little girl, restaurant, train conductor, husband wife relationship, professor, knife, stabbing, soldier, kidnapping, false identity, princess, child abduction, attempted murder ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, jerusalem, istanbul turkey, palestine, mediterranean sea, yugoslavia, venice ...

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Most similar movies to Murder on the Orient Express

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, murder mystery, crime, chase and betrayal mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Murder on the Orient Express: Crooked House (2017), Knives Out (2019), The Girl on the Train (2016), What Happened to Monday (2017), Death on the Nile (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 15K
Crooked House (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: servant, mansion, lady, private detective, vanity, murder, family secret, investigation, secret, poisoned, doctor, last will and testament ...
Time: quarry, year 1957
Place: scotland yard, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, multiple suspects, whodunit, train, murder, murder mystery, train ride, stabbing, crime, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: istanbul turkey, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 265K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, exciting, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, mansion, eccentric family, murder, whodunit, house, crime, private detective, inheritance, murder investigation, parents and children ...
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police investigation, memory loss, obsession, violence against women, psychology, psychiatrist, cheating wife, infidelity, mental illness, depression, train, psychiatry ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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What Happened to Monday (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: death of sister, dystopic future, deception, sister sister relationship, chase, twin sisters, hidden room, birth control, violence, struggle for survival, betrayal, politics ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, mysterious character, on the road, law enforcement, deadly, false identity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgrade, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Death on the Nile (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, whodunit, belgian, boat
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 213K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, loneliness, arrest, amateur detective, murder, bad guy, investigation, voyeurism, suspicion, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 47K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, corpse, crime, serial killer, haunted by the past, disappearance, dishonesty, deadly, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 562K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, investigation, missing child, brutality, disappearance, crime, torture, vigilantism, child abduction, maze, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 78K
Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder mystery, psychopath, fatal attraction, profiler, murder investigation, dangerous attraction, strong female character, witness, mistaken identity, fake identity ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 1983
Place: usa, canada, pennsylvania, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, tricky
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, female lawyer, murder suspect, trial, false accusation, judge, corpse, suspect, lawyer, confession of crime ...
Place: barcelona spain, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, captivating, twists and turns, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, cruise, private detective, murder mystery, multiple suspects, investigation, mystery, deadly, heir heiress, love triangle, sphinx ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, washington d.c., england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.8
 256K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, escape, uncover truth, manhunt, protagonist as suspect, on the run, betrayal, framed for murder, fugitives, doctor, corruption, death sentence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, tense, mysterious ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, murder, mystery, crime, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, fbi, life is a bitch, dishonesty, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, los angeles, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Style: tense, disturbing, heartbreaking, psychological, touching ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, army, guilt, military, torture, patriotism, war crime, cover up, innocence lost, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004
Place: iraq, usa, texas, new mexico, bosnia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 81K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, car chase, police brutality, tough guy, police, chase, brutality, investigation, violence, deception, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, mind game, whodunit, yacht, vengeance, danger, disorder, deadly, manipulation, investigation, puzzle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, murder, murder mystery, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, multiple suspects, estate ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 25K
Dead Again (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: hypnosis, private detective, memory loss, murder, reincarnation, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, romance, mysterious character, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 54K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China, Sweden, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, melancholic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, missing woman, clue, winter, snowman, murder, snow, missing person, based on a novel, corpse ...
Time: year 1945, year 1989, 2010s, 2000s, year 2006
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Everybody Knows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Argentina, Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, thought provoking, compassionate, suspense
Plot: ransom demand, secret, wedding, ex-lover, missing daughter, investigation, search, family secret, sister sister relationship, deception, mother daughter relationship, lie ...
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, clever, enigmatic ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, island, murder mystery, crime, mystery, intrigue, amateur detective, crimes, multiple suspects, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, england, albania, south of france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On Vacation, Miss Marple discovers that death of a British Officer is actully a murder and must solve the the case before the murderer strikes again
Style: realistic, contemplative, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
Plot: miss marple, investigation, murder, private detective, murder mystery, amateur detective, hotel, resort, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 242K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, twist ending, tense, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, disappearance, private detective, tragic event, pedophile, life is a bitch, crimes, conspiracy, missing child, peril, the underworld ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 11K
The Two Jakes (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted from the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities, Jake once again finds himself involved in a complicated plot ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, infidelity, murder, betrayal, investigation, terminal illness, golf, crime, mystery, couple relations, cons and scams, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1946, 1940s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 6K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, police investigation, secret, violence, prostitute, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Murder in Three Acts (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Acapulco, Hercule Poirot attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. The causes seem to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, detective series
Plot: murder, private detective, murder mystery, dishonesty, serial killer, danger, celebrity culture, who done it, riddles and clues, manipulations, uncover truth, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Before and After (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two parents deal with the effects when their son is accused of murdering his girlfriend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, parents and children, teenage life, investigation, family problems, mystery, accidental death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, car trouble, adaptation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Diary of a Hitman (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waiver. The longer he takes to do the job the more difficult it becomes.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: hitman, danger, murder, investigation, crimes, deadly, crime, rescue, betrayal, dishonesty, seduction, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%