Movies like Beautiful Target

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Beautiful Target (1995)
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Beautiful Target (1995)
Original name: XX: Utsukushiki hyôteki
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When beautiful forensic scientist Kyoko and her colleagues fail to uncover clues to the identity of a man who brutally attacks and kills women, she agrees to become the bait to lure the killer into a police snare. But as the murderer remains frustratingly aloof, Kyoko discovers that she will have to risk everything in order to apprehend him. Naosuke Kurosawa directs this steamy thriller.
Plot: lesbian, rape, prostitute, serial killer, loneliness, investigation, death, torture, hospital, morgue, tough girl, bondage, lesbian sex, doctor, photograph, nightclub, forensics, cell phone, shoes, murder, masochism, voyeurism, youth gang, nightlife, bar ...

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Most similar movies to Beautiful Target

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, serial killer, female nudity, blood, investigation, crimes and deadly mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Beautiful Target: Love Obsession (1989), Bad Bizness (2003), Diary of June (2005), Criminal Woman: Killing Melody (1973), Porno: Situación límite (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love Obsession (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Another satirical broadside against the thrill-seeking public and the media which panders to them from cult filmmaker Hisayasu Sato.
Plot: child pornography, vibrator, tied to a bed, rope, undressing, video tape, tied up, threatened with a knife, abduction, female masturbation, revenge, oral sex ...
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95%
 3.3
 491
Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, prostitute, danger, profanity, urban ghetto, strong sexual content, inventions and discoveries, working undercover, police corruption, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Lady Poison - Beasts of the Underground (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A female photographer seduces men to kill them for her pleasure.
Style: sadistic
Plot: camera, video camera, lesbian kiss, ball gag, crime investigation, blood, knife, murder, nightclub, blindfold, reflection, computer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 657
Diary of June (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two teenagers joining the same class in a high school die on the same day. The one to be top of the class is killed by a big knife on the street, the other - the second best of the class indeed - seems to be jumped from the top of the school ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, police detective, child in peril, kidnapping, murder, pursuit, child murder, suicide, serial killer, graffiti, falling from height, head butt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Criminal Woman: Killing Melody (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Reiko Ike stars as the daughter of a man who has been pushed into drug dealing by the local Yakuza mob. Having outlived his usefulness to the gang he is murdered and Reiko is gang raped, leading her to attempt a knife attack on the Yakuza boss ...
Style: cult film
Plot: knife fight, mask, gang war, chase, beer, pool table, silencer, wharf, strangulation, sex, drunkenness, corpse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Porno: Situación límite (1982)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Classic and very little known 80s erotic movie.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: golden shower, female homosexuality, lesbianism, money, charity, yacht, sadism, erotica, police, older man younger woman relationship, cunnilingus, career criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Women Behind Bars (1975)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things become even more interesting when his moll murders him and is slammed behind bars where she faces all manner of electric shock treatments to ...
Style: sexploitation film, psychotronic
Plot: exploitation, prison, prison sex, female whipping, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, nude woman murdered, voyeurism, corruption, telephone, sex, bare breasts ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, central america, riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 735K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, bleak, surreal, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, dark hero, crimes, vengeance, justice, distopia, social decay, crime, torture, tough heroes, gory, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 90s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.2
 47K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, website, webcam, kidnapping, investigation, special agents, torture, violence, suicide, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 31K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, medical school, psychopath, perfect crime, hospital, power relations, forensics, intern, doctors and patients, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Violated Angels (1967)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young man breaks into a nurse's rooming house and one-by-one kills off nurses.
Plot: lesbian sex, female victim, threatened with a gun, shot to death, surrealism, gunshot wound, tied up, pistol, screaming, beach, hallucination, razor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Counter Investigation (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, sexual abuse, pedophile, police detective, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, death in the family, revenge, revenge plot, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Special Killers (1973)
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sandro, a detective, finds his wife strangled. His girl-friend Tiffany, who works as photographer, makes a "Blow up" from a photo, what Sandro finds beside the victim. Sandro and Tiffany are looking for the woman on the photo, Laura. They ...
Plot: photograph, sibling relationship, blackmail, darkroom, investigation, nightclub, sex, corruption, husband wife relationship, hitman, french giallo, chase ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, psychopath, prostitute, violence, murder, police investigation, strangulation, rape, sexual abuse, crimes, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 12K
Psycho Raman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in present day Mumbai the story follows the life of a serial killer Ramanna who is inspired by an infamous serial killer from the 1960s Raman Raghav. His strange obsession with Raghavan, a young Cop keeps growing as he closely follows him ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, drug addiction, investigation, chase, violence, drugs, police detective, psychopath, murder, psychopathic killer, psycho killer ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, year 2015
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Cradle Will Fall (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The suicide of a pregnant woman begins to look like murder and a county prosecutor is called in to investigate.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, who done it, danger, serial killer, law enforcement, femme fatale, power relations, woman in danger, murder mystery, murder investigation, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Naked City: A Killer Christmas (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter gets in their way of two cops assigned to investigate a serial killer who became active around Christmas time..
Plot: police partner, investigation, serial killer, police, christmas, female nudity, lesbian sex, murder, reporter
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 387
Sins of Desire (1993)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a beautiful young girl dies mysteriously after being treated at a sex therapy clinic, her sister Kay (Tanya Roberts), goes undercover to find out who is responsible.
Plot: bisexual woman, sex in bed, undressing, breasts, missing person, nurse, investigation, undercover, nipples, woman on top, fat man, tape recorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Stone Cold Dead (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant Boyd's police search to find a sniper who has been shooting hookers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, murder, working undercover, deadly, crime, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, police detective, psychopath, stalker ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 507
Himeanole (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ordinary man plays matchmaker to his friend only to realize the girl being pursued is being stalked.
Plot: cleaner, murder, high school, police, love, jealousy, cafe, condom, classroom, woman wearing a miniskirt, mini skirt, japanese woman ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Offering to the Storm (2020)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Inspector Amaia Salazar confronts the origins of her nightmares as she unfolds the darkest secrets of the Baztan valley. Part 3 in the Baztan Trilogy.
Style: psychotronic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: inspector, male nudity, nightmare, memories, investigation, murder, mystery, forensics, serial killer, legend, female protagonist, interrogation room ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Naked Action: College Girl Rape Edition (1990)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: This strange pinku-eiga entry from cult director Hisayasu Sato includes contemporary technology and parapsychology against a background of sadistic and rapes for hire softcore sex. As usual in Sato’s films, the center of the tale is an alienated ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual desire, menstrual blood, sex scene, school uniform, roommate, invitation, selfie, binoculars, bondage, man hits a woman, japanese woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 1K
Borderline (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Lila Colleti is divorcing her husband and is devastated when he wins custody of their two little girls, whom he gets largely because Lila's job, being a psychiatrist for the criminally insane at the local prison, is a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, obsession, false accusation, murder, prison, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, ex husband ex wife relationship, mental illness, family problems, police detective, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Invisible Guardian (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When the naked body of a teenage girl is found on the banks of the River Baztán, it is quickly linked to a similar murder one month before. Soon, rumours are flying in the nearby village of Elizondo. Is this the work of a ritualistic killer or is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing
Plot: investigation, murder investigation, serial killer, insanity, murder, resentment, policewoman, secret, supernatural power, serial murder, love, schizophrenia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 10K
The Factory (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, investigation, graphic violence, crime, police detective, vigilantism, crimes, confined, gory, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 31K
The Stepfather (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family in danger, serial killer, hidden identity, manic, youth, crimes, uncover truth, abusive stepfather, dishonesty, danger, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon, salt lake city utah, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 16K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tricky ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, woman in danger, single parent, crime, crimes, manipulation, mysterious character, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The First Deadly Sin (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A serial killer is stalking New York. Inspector Edward X. Delaney is an NYPD detective, nearing retirement, who is trying to put together the pieces of the case. Are the victims somehow linked? What does the brutal method of death signify?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, serial killer, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, couple relations, police investigation, murder investigation, mysterious villain, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tango of Perversion (1974)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rich man with an impotence problem becomes subject to manipulation by those around him. When he gives the keys to his villa to two women, he witnesses a murder. A series of cunning plots and secrets make things difficult for the police as they ...
Plot: necrophilia, murder, triangle, whodunit, womanizer, impotence, disposing of a dead body, shower, water skiing, drug addiction, chloroform, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 145
Rape! (1976)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A rape victim realizes that she enjoys sexual assault and continuously offers herself to be raped while searching for her original rapist.
Style: erotic
Plot: death, female nudity, criminal, psychological trauma, elevator, leather jacket, truck driver, stabbed with a knife, disgust, menstruation, sexual assault, tied up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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