Movies like The Silence 2010

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The Silence (2010)
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The Silence (2010)
Original name: Das letzte Schweigen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, emotional, disturbing, tense, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: missing child, child killer, pedophile, rape, danger, police investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, murder, brutality, child molester, crimes, serial killer, obsession, couple relations, crime, family problems, couples, law enforcement, dealing with death, small town, deadly, child in peril, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe

Most similar movies to The Silence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, law enforcement, police investigation and life is a bitch mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Silence: Stolen (2009), Antibodies (2005), Gun-shy (2003), The Treatment (2014), Children... (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stolen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: police investigation, missing child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, loss of child, law enforcement, couple relations, life is a bitch, police detective, interrogation, mystery, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 50s, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
 7.0
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Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, lust, murder, danger, crimes, small town, police officer, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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100%
 6.5
 507
Gun-shy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of military service, doesn't have many friends and ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, lifestyle, life is a bitch, obsession, prostitute, murder by shooting, cooking and food, bus, golden years, rowing, world war two veteran, yoga ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Treatment (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother, Bjorn. Plettinckx, a known ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: pedophile, police investigation, kidnapping, missing child, child killer, police, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, track down, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 2K
Children... (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is based on a true yet unsolved murder case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents that they were going to hang out ...
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, based on true events, tense ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, riddles and clues, deadly, partners, amateur detective, crime, crimes, murder, small town, misfit partners, child killer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: korea, south korea
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100%
 7.2
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Jordskott (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Eva Thörnblad returns to Silver Height seven years after her daughter Josefine disappeared by a lake in the woods. The body was never found and the girl was believed to have drowned. Now a boy has vanished without a trace and ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing child, small town, uncover truth, police investigation, family problems, murder, danger, crimes, missing person, serial killer, haunted by the past, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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35%
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, sexual abuse, pedophile, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, death in the family, revenge, revenge plot, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: realistic, rough, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, true crime, legal, false accusation, manhunt, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: colorado, seattle, usa, utah
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32%
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The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mind game, mystery, investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, vengeance, danger, crime, crimes, chases and races, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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31%
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Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, murder, serial killer, police investigation, incompetent police, fighting crime, danger, woman in danger, injustice, police corruption, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, frame up, false accusation, uncover truth, testimony, police investigation, lovers reunited, state affairs, life is a bitch, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, investigation, strangulation, police brutality, crimes, murder, mystery, missing child, journalism, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, vengeance, serial killer, law enforcement, who done it, murder, track down, psychopath, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, haunted by the past, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, single parent, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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28%
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing on her way home from school. Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, brutal, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, missing child, murder, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, clergy, dishonesty, deadly, life is a bitch, confined, mastermind ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
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27%
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Grimm Love (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him.
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, self discovery, life is a bitch, danger, mental illness, gory, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
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Freeze Frame (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sean Veil is an ultra paranoid murder suspect who takes to filming himself round the clock to provide an alibi, just in case he's ever accused of another crime. Problems arise however when the police do come calling and the one tape that can ...
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: obsession, false accusation, haunted by the past, alibi, mind game, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, mental illness, suspect, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: dark secret, danger, mind game, family problems, uncover truth, crumbling marriage, crimes, couple relations, life turned upside down, couples, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, race against time, journalism, missing child, kidnapping, police, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: memory loss, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, deadly, a vision, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, journalism, investigation, master criminal, uncover truth, brutality, protestant, journalist, violent, dark hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Brother's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The FBI sought the help of Lucinda Pond (Jeanne Tripplehorn), a former agent of the body, to try to locate the author of a series of murders that allegedly may have committed his brother. Lucinda, who left the police years ago, decides to help ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, moral dilemma, police investigation, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, siblings relations, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
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Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, mystery, police investigation, mind game, riddles and clues, deadly, danger, crimes, rivalry, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 8K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, danger, deadly, law enforcement, society, crimes, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 665
Trivial (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inspector who just suffered a family tragedy is looking for a missing older man. Man's family is of no help, or are they hiding something? He is helped by a ghost of an actress who died 30 years ago, or is he slowly going insane?
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, danger, crimes, murder, pursuit, death of wife, figment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: talky, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, crimes, lawyer, serial killer, murder mystery, interrogation, prime suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 855
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, redemption, neo noir, emotionless, social decay, crimes, danger, mortician, corpse, child in peril, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A stripper at the club Studio Six is murdered. A political scandal takes off when the Minister of Commerce appears to have been at the club. He resigns - but only to hide an even bigger secret.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, journalism, uncover truth, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, media, female nudity, minister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, deadly, murder, mystery, mind game, life is a bitch, terrorism, master criminal, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey, turkey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%