Movies like Jakarta

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Jakarta (1988)
 4.6
 123
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.
Plot: cia, neo noir, car chase, drugged, kidnapping, mystery, murder, neo-noir, erotic thriller, investigation, sex scene, cia agent, cemetery, interracial relations, taxi, femme fatale, haunted by the past, explosion, interracial sex, love interest, motorcycle chase, police inspector, past coming back to haunt, flashback, american abroad ...
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 suspenseful, serious, realistic and surprise ending films with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, neo noir, mystery, death and deadly mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Jakarta: Fascination (2004), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), Love Is a Gun (1994), Unlocked (2017), 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, serious, sexy, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, conspiracy, neo noir, femme fatale, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, mystery, fall in love, romance, love affair, 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, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crime, crimes, mafia, neo noir, haunted by the past, drug dealer, murder of wife ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.9
 392
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: surreal, realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: false accusation, investigation, murder, law enforcement, deadly, profanity, graphic violence, betrayal, neo noir, dishonesty, couples, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 28K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, female warrior, rogue agent, cia, biohazard, spy mission, spy, betrayal, timebomb, terrorism, biological warfare, virus ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: paris france, buckingham palace, tower bridge london, moscow russia, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.1
 34K
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, military, political corruption, love triangle, army investigation, danger, neo noir, kgb, mystery, crimes, mysterious character, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: disturbing, gloomy, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, haunted by the past, disappearance, suspect, widow, college, love and romance, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 779
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: realistic, mind bending, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, tennis, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo-noir, addiction, mystery, bank, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Rhythm Section (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Spain
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: terrorist, revenge, sex scene, spy, terrorist plot, terrorism, female warrior, husband wife relationship, punched in the face, paranoia, chase, hypodermic needle ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: england, scotland, madrid, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, neo noir, disguise, danger, crimes, female protagonist, brutality, chase, death, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, serious, suspenseful, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, photographer, investigation, mystery, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, interracial relations, loss of loved one, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, mind bending, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: investigation, murder, tough law enforcer, crimes, fall in love, crime, mystery, dancer's life, love and romance, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 111
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, tense, captivating, exciting, psychological
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, undercover agent, rescue, terrorist, murder, escape, spy, politics, betrayal, mi6, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, year 2011, year 2001
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 7K
Fear X (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Canada, UK, Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, loss of wife, neo noir, haunted by the past, obsession, amateur detective, investigation, hotel, crime investigation, surveillance, hallucination, security guard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, cia, chase, political conspiracy, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, murder, manhunt, uncover truth, fbi, torture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspense, surprise ending, bleak, disturbing
Plot: neo noir, drug cartel, gunfight, cia, cartel, black ops, u.s. mexico border, explosion, brutality, little girl, violence, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: sonora, mexico, somalia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 5K
End Game (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Thomas was the man in charge of protecting the president but, when the time came to fulfill his duties, everything just went wrong. His conscience haunted by a bullet and his devotion to his country stronger than ever, Alex teams with seasoned ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, assassination, journalist, police, secret service, political conspiracy, haunted by the past, crimes, political intrigue, dishonesty, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 7K
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, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unfaithful wife, kidnapping, police investigation, femme fatale, scam, crime, crimes, mystery, frame up, murder, who done it, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ 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, murder, rape, secret, investigator, justice, haunted by the past, search, suspect, police, evidence, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, harvard university, buenos aires argentina, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.8
 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: twists and turns, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, murder, betrayal, gang, investigation, cons and scams, dishonesty, law enforcement, police station, femme fatale, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 175K
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: dark, surreal, post modern, cult film, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, surrealism, mystery, sexual perversion, small town, investigation, amateur detective, postmodernism, strong sexual content, woman in danger, hallucination, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, stylized ...
Plot: murder, war criminal, black market, investigation, post war, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, military, love affair, love of one's life, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, investigation, crime, crimes, small town, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), self defense, frame up, interrogation, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 256
No One Sleeps (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco is preparing for the premiere of a new staging of the Puccini opera, Turandot. The passionate story of the Chinese princess Turandot, and the mysterious three riddles which are the key to her heart, are on the lips of opera buffs ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, mind bending
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, investigation, amateur detective, psychopath, survival, terminal illness, dangerous attraction, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 358K
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: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, bleak ...
Plot: moral dilemma, cia, tough girl, black ops, drug cartel, neo noir, swat team, u.s. mexico border, special agents, fbi, murder, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 22K
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, sexual relations, mystery, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, disguise, uncover truth, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 184
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, architect, murder, witness, mercedes benz, bar, silhouette, hotel, kidnapping, exploding car, filling station, service station ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 1K
Last Rites (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After witnessing her lover being murdered by his jealous wife, Angela seeks refuge in a church where she encounters a young priest named Michael, who gives her sanctuary. But the killing was not a simple act of passion, as the victim had ties to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: murder, prostitute, infidelity, on the run, church, wedding, vengeance, love and romance, fall in love, crimes, witnessing a crime, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, new york, latin america, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, stalking, uncover truth, mystery, memory loss, who done it, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, crimes, protagonist as suspect, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 24K
Just Cause (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, rough, mind bending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, prison, psychopath, police brutality, electric chair, death row, mystery, crimes, crime, fighting the system, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, miami, everglades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric
Plot: murder, social worker, police officer killed, danger, going straight, fall in love, crimes, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, injustice, stalking, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%