Movies like Jakarta

If you like "Jakarta" you are looking for neo noir movies about / with cia, drugged, kidnapping, mystery, murder, neo-noir and erotic thriller themes of Action, Drama and Mystery genre shot in Indonesia.
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Jakarta (1988)
 4.8
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Jakarta (1988)
Original name: Peluru dan Wanita
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA agent roams the streets of New York haunted by the death of the beautiful woman he fell in love with while on assignment in Jakarta. When he is kidnapped and drugged, the destination is Jakarta once again where he tries to unravel the mystery that is the city which broke him three years earlier.
Style: neo noir
Plot: cia, drugged, kidnapping, mystery, murder, neo-noir, erotic thriller, investigation, sexual relations, sex scene, cia agent, cemetery, interracial relations, taxi, car chase, femme fatale, haunted by the past, explosion, interracial sex, love interest, motorcycle chase, police inspector, past coming back to haunt, lover lover relationship, flashback ...
Place: new york, indonesia

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Most similar movies to Jakarta

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and neo noir films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, deadly, mystery, dishonesty and betrayal mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Jakarta: Fascination (2004), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), Love Is a Gun (1994), Mike's Murder (1984), No Way Out (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.7
 1K
Fascination (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young Scott Doherty (Adam Garcia) gets suspicious when his mother (Jacqueline Bisset) plans to wed Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) soon after her husband's untimely death. Scott investigates with Oliver's pretty daughter, Kelly (Alice Evans), ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, investigation, fall in love, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, mystery, femme fatale, dishonesty, deadly, romance, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 425
Love Is a Gun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A model causes an obsessed police photographer to lose his girlfriend and become a murder suspect.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, surreal, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, false accusation, couples, profanity, strong sexual content, law enforcement, dishonesty, moral dilemma, graphic violence, crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 816
Mike's Murder (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, tennis, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo-noir, addiction, mystery, graphic violence, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.1
 37K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir, tense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, love triangle, danger, mystery, military, political corruption, kgb, army investigation, crimes, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.5
 14K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, tragic event, injustice, revenge, disorder, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, haunted by the past, uncover truth, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime, law enforcement, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 384K
Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: neo noir, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: drug cartel, black ops, tough girl, moral dilemma, cia, mercenary, u.s. mexico border, special agents, swat team, cia agent, drug smuggling, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, tucson arizona, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, femme fatale, disguise, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, death, brutality, chase, nipples visible through clothing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, uncover truth, memory loss, who done it, mysterious character, danger, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 3K
November (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, photographer, investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past, murder investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, interracial relations, guilt, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, dancer's life, tough law enforcer, mystery, serial killer, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 6K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crime, crimes, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), frame up, self defense, interrogation, twists & turns, hotel lobby, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: neo noir, suspense, surprise ending, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: black ops, drug cartel, cia, cartel, u.s. mexico border, gunfight, cia agent, warrior, corruption, rescue, terrorist, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, mexico, somalia, kansas city, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Rhythm Section (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, Ireland, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the death of her family in an airplane crash on a flight that she was meant to be on, Stephanie Patrick discovers the crash was not an accident. She then seeks to uncover the truth by adapting the identity of an assassin to track down those ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, sad, intense, serious ...
Plot: revenge, female spy, terrorism, terrorist, murder, female protagonist, strong female lead, moral dilemma, anger, plane crash, tragic event, disguise ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: england, new york, manhattan new york city, london, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 8K
Palmetto (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: suspenseful, serious, neo noir, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unfaithful wife, kidnapping, police investigation, femme fatale, scam, crimes, crime, mystery, frame up, murder, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, cia, chase, political conspiracy, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, murder, uncover truth, manhunt, fbi, torture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 4K
Blown Away (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After her mother is killed by a car bomb, a 17-year-old girl lives a reckless and decadent lifestyle. She begins having sex with a boy who works at a local ski resort. He falls in love, and she tells him of her suspicions that her strict father was ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, tense, sexy ...
Plot: murder, teenage girl, horse riding, explosion, bomb, porsche, motorcycle, siblings relations, couples, dangerous attraction, teenage life, college ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.7
 4K
Slow Burn (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A district attorney (Ray Liotta) is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader (LL Cool J) and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney (Jolene Blalock) and a cryptic stranger.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, murder, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, gang, investigation, cons and scams, police station, self defense, who to trust, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 185K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: neo noir, surreal, dark, cult film, post modern ...
Plot: surrealism, mystery, sexual perversion, small town, hallucination, investigation, amateur detective, postmodernism, strong sexual content, woman in danger, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Good German (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, war criminal, black market, investigation, post war, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, military, love affair, love of one's life, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945, post world war two ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, investigator, murder, rape, secret, haunted by the past, search, police, evidence, lawyer, justice, suspect ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, south america, buenos aires argentina, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.6
 115
Echelon 8 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A new government agency with the right to domestic charter is reformed to prevent another terrorist attack in the United States.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, terrorist, murder, undercover agent, rescue, betrayal, interrogation, politics, escape, spy, mi6 ...
Time: 21st century, year 2001, year 2011, september 11 2001
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 102K
Brick (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs, high school, investigation, murder, mystery, drug lord, loner, drug dealing, amateur detective, cocaine, deception, the underworld ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perfect Sleep (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a timeless city, a man with no name returns to the violent, brutal domain of assassins he left ten years before – back when they dubbed him The Mad Monk for his disregard for his own life and his intense devotion to one woman, Porphyria; a ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, unfulfilled love, hitman, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, love and romance, vengeance, mexican standoff, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, murder, mind game, manipulation, dishonesty, investigation, dangerous attraction, obsession, danger, strong sexual content, jacuzzi, legs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private detective investigates her sister's suicide 16 years earlier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, neo noir
Plot: private detective, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, murder, sister, suicide, life is a bitch, deadly, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 188
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: murder, architect, barrel, waitress, kidnapping, mother daughter relationship, bar, hotel, witness, silhouette, filling station, exploding car ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 23K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental illness, murder, femme fatale, mystery, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, uncover truth, danger, disguise, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Past Midnight (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved, she begins to fall in love with him, as her ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, social worker, police officer killed, going straight, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, righting the wronged, dishonesty, stalking, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%