Movies like Jakarta

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Jakarta (1988)
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Jakarta (1988)
Genre: 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, mystery, drugged, kidnapping, murder, car chase, neo noir
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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, mystery, crime and female nudity mostly in Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Jakarta: Hitcher in the Dark (1989), Perfect Witness (1989), Gotham (1988), Choke (2001), Bedroom Eyes II (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sick young man drives around in his daddy's camper, looking for lone stray females to kidnap, torture, rape, and murder.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, hitchhiking, serial killer, obsession, gory, beach, mystery, crimes, whodunit, captive, caravan ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Perfect Witness (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A witness to a mob killing has second thoughts about testifying when he realizes his family might become a target.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, courtroom, witness, dedicated lawyer, prison, witnessing a crime, crime, murder, crimes, restaurant, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 737
Gotham (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A New York private eye searches for a socialite who supposedly drowned 10 years before.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, private detective, mystery, neo noir, femme fatale, sex, neo-noir, mysterious character, obsession, afterlife, deadly, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.1
 385
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder, hit and run, manipulations, crime, crimes, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, parents and children, cons and scams, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Bedroom Eyes II (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This sequel to 1986's Bedroom Eyes is the mixture as before, with Wings Hauser replacing the first film's star Kenneth Gilman. Once again, stockbroker Hauser begins succumbing to his chronic voyeurism. And also once again, his obsession ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: frame up, voyeurism, infidelity, revenge, murder, plot twist, shower, husband wife relationship, stock market, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbianism ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Murder in the Central Committee (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The plot follows a private detective, an ex communist and former CIA agent, who travels from Barcelona to Madrid to discover the identity of the assassin of the leader of the Spanish Communist party who was stabbed during a blackout while presiding ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, biting
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, strong sexual content, cia, communist party, kgb, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 971
Hear No Evil (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, mute or deaf, mystery, deaf, chase, corruption, crimes, crime, robbery, journalist, violence, museum ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Scream Bloody Murder (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The odd, unhealthy relationship between a psychologically damaged man and his sister is upended by the arrival of a mysterious drifter.
Plot: mannequin, murder, wheelchair, masturbation, car chase, voyeur, beaten to death, vietnam veteran, nightmare, shark, virgin, brother sister relationship ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.3
 249
Fiksi. (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alisha (Ladya Cheryl) never feel comfortable staying in her cool and spacious home until one day she meets Barry (Donny Alamsyah) who introduces her the meaning of love.
Plot: murder, psychopath, gay, apartment, suicide, cello, rabbit, neighbor neighbor relationship, building, bourgeoisie, love, neighbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: frame up, murder, video cassette, agent, crimes, government conspiracy, crime, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, government ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 674
The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, who done it, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 477
Trapped (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of college students accidentally see a local redneck kill his wife. A deadly game of cat-and-mouse ensues, with the students trying to escape the area while the killer sets out to eliminate the witnesses who can tie him to the murder.
Plot: murder, adultery, animal trap, explosion, shotgun, axe, forest, impalement, exploding car, pickup truck, attempted rape, cave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hassel 05 - Terrorns Finger (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The kidnapping of a DA's wife, the murder of several minor criminals and the police finding a large stash of weapons is all in a day's work for criminal detective Roland Hassel.
Plot: murder, kidnapping, police detective, roadblock, grenade launcher, moaning, overturning car, car chase, bomb, fire, fake identity, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Secrets of a Psychopath (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two siblings lure unsuspecting victims to their house through a dating site for games and slaughter.
Plot: murder, sibling relationship, small town, old house, brother sister relationship, brother sister incest, incest, kidnapping, seductress, mental illness, female nudity, ventriloquist dummy ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 721
Reckless (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-cons Victor and Rico have masterminded a foolproof plan to abduct millonaires’ daughter Laura Temming. When she is kidnapped and placed in a remote and soundproofed room, gradually the power relations shift. Exactly who is the perpetrator and ...
Plot: ransom, kidnapping, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, barefoot, ex convict, ball gag, female tied up, threat, capture, toilet, scheme, van ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 112
Night Owl (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New York: Every night the mysterious "Night Owl" goes on the air with her moody radio show. She seems to have an inexplicable influence on some men; several of Julie's friends commit suicide while listening to her voice. She fears for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: jazz, siren, suicide, paranormal, radio, radio show, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, crime, love affair, murder, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Prisoner of Love (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Supermodel Naomi Campbell sizzles in this suspense-charged erotic thriller that delves into the dark world of obsession, seduction and crime. When a small time hood makes a hit, beautiful Tracy becomes his unwitting witness... and the object of his ...
Plot: hitman, murder, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Stranger Inside (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman and her husband become the target of their fertility doctor.
Plot: doctor, perfume, fertility, drugged, stalker, kidnapping, alcohol, baby, married couple, glass, blond hair, caucasian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Midnight Edition (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After interviewing a convicted killer, a reporter becomes obsessed with his mesmerizing subject. When his life is threatened, he comes to his senses, but it may be too late to save his family.
Plot: death row, newspaper, murder, reporter, neo noir, escaped convict
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Straight on Till Morning (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brenda moved to London to begin living those intoxicated fantasies that all young women imagine city life to offer. Soon after her arrival she begins a relationship with Peter with whom she is tremendously happy. When she becomes pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, tense
Plot: serial killer, castle, murder, innocence lost, psychological thriller, woman in danger, mystery, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, danger, deadly, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, liverpool, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 2K
Ritual (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father on vacation wakes up separated from his family and races through the woods to find them.
Style: serious, bleak, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, murder, in the woods, race against time, chases and races, memory loss, riddles and clues, crimes, danger, deadly, lethal injection, uninvited guest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lethal Eviction (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A first time landlord purchases a run-down, rent-controlled apartment building in hopes of making a solid investment. Everything seems to be going smoothly until, one by one, the tenants begin to meet strange, untimely gruesome deaths.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: murder, twins, crimes, dual identity, deadly, crime, mystery, investigation, danger, law enforcement, apartment building, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 602
The Maddening (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this psycho-thriller, a little girl and her mother find themselves the focus of a crazed couple's delusions. The horror begins after Cassie has a fight with her husband David and takes off in the car with their young daughter Samantha. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, on the road, torture, crimes, deadly, hostages, mentally unstable, blind ambition, confined, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.9
 181
Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: police, murder, duplicity, sex, erotica, seduction, love, femme fatale, investigation, socialite
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 235
Bodily Harm (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Homicide cop Rita Cates takes a murder case where the victim is a Las Vegas stripper. The investigation immediately takes a perverse turn when she discovers the prime suspect: a psychotic ex-cop with whom she once had a torrid affair. That initial ...
Plot: murder, evidence, striptease, sex, ex cop, police
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 315
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: strong sexual content, police investigation, serial killer, crime, chases and races, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, amateur detective, chase, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Whisper to a Scream (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl who was frustrated in her desire to become acrtress starts to work for a telephone-sex company. There she meets a fascinating man who has an obsession for music related with crime.
Style: biblical
Plot: murder, stripper, mistaken identity, identity, angel, artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, politics, terrorism, armored car, head of state, hostages, special agents, chases and races, confined, danger, state affairs, secret agents ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 217
Fatal Charm (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Valerie's (Amanda Peterson) prosecutor mom is trying to put away Adam (Christopher Atkins), an alleged serial killer on trial for murdering six women. But he's so charming that the teenage Valerie just can't believe he really did it, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, death row, murder, forbidden love, high school, cheerleader, young heroes, crime, mystery, parents and children, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 567
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal's revenge, crime, hostages, movie star, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%