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: psychological, tense, atmospheric, bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: child killer, missing child, child molester, murder, rape, crimes, serial killer, obsession, couple relations, crime, life is a bitch, danger, family problems, haunted by the past, couples, law enforcement, dealing with death, police investigation, small town, deadly, uncover truth, loss of daughter, suicide, summer, schoolgirl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe

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Most similar movies to The Silence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, law enforcement, serial killer and police investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Silence: Stolen (2009), Antibodies (2005), Children... (2011), The Last Deadly Mission (2008), The Deliberate Stranger (1986). 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, uncover truth, missing child, haunted by the past, loss of child, couple relations, life is a bitch, law enforcement, interrogation, police detective, mystery, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mind game, lust, investigation, murder, danger, crimes, small town, police officer, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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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, suspenseful, serious, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, amateur detective, deadly, partners, murder, small town, disgraced, child killer, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, dishonesty, neo noir, swat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: disturbing, realistic, bleak, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, psychopath, true crime, uncover truth, who done it, track down, crime, chases and races, rapist, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, utah, colorado, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, mystery, riddles and clues, serial killer, investigation, vengeance, danger, crime, chases and races, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
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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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, psychopath, criminal psychologist, deadly, gory, self discovery, danger, imaginary character, uncover truth, mental illness, student life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 4K
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, gloomy, realistic, stylized, tense ...
Plot: missing child, small town, uncover truth, danger, serial killer, police investigation, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, crime, riddles and clues, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, uncover truth, mind game, family problems, couple relations, couples, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, crimes, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 398
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, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, danger, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement, hitman, serial killer, police detective, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: gloomy, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, police brutality, strangulation, investigation, crime, murder, mystery, missing child, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 7K
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, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, psychopath, deadly, law enforcement, society, crimes, danger, murder, small town, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police brutality, missing child, police corruption, murder, crime, bribery, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, social differences, deadly, working class, small town, dead boy, friend, investigation, home invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, rough ...
Plot: crime, life is a bitch, injustice, society, murder, dishonesty, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, serial killer, incompetent police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
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The Offence (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, manhunt, interrogation, mental breakdown, child molester, sexual abuse, police investigation, police detective, society, introspection, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, serial killer, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, crime, mystery, crimes, single parent, haunted by the past, psychopath, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 3K
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, false accusation, haunted by the past, alibi, mind game, uncover truth, life is a bitch, mystery, mental illness, suspect, crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.4
 150
Fabienne (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with her ideals. That's why when, one night, Olga, the Kazakh ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: police investigation, working class, violence against women, track down, crime, law enforcement, missing child, police station, female police officer, murder, danger, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, seaport, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, media, investigation, journalism, police investigation, prostitute, life is a bitch, crime, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, murder, serial killer, danger, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, police procedural, detective inspector, dirty cop, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Reasonable Doubt (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to throw the case against the accused criminal who was found with the body and blamed for the crime. Following the trial, Mitch's worst fears ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: district attorney, dishonesty, life turned upside down, false accusation, legal, murder, crimes, hotshot lawyer, crime, serial killer, hit and run, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Columbus Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, isolation, law enforcement, deadly, concierge, privacy invasion, crime, domestic disturbance, nosy, heir heiress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Element of Crime (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fisher, an ex-detective, decides to take one final case when a mysterious serial killer claims the lives of several young girls. Fisher, unable to find the culprit, turns to Osbourne, a writer who was once respected for his contributions to the ...
Style: psychological, bleak, surreal, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: hypnosis, murder, serial killer, police investigation, mystery, crime, society, deadly, memory loss, psychoanalysis, neo noir, mentor ...
Time: future
Place: europe, egypt, middle east, africa, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, murder mystery, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, interrogation, prime suspect, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mentally unstable, deadly, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol, psychopath, physical appearance, make believe, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 526
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, danger, dishonesty, deadly, parents and children, crime, woman in danger, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Killing Words (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mind game, danger, woman in danger, vengeance, deadly, serial killer, crimes, crime, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, small town life, deadly, family life, murder, small town, gory, mental illness, store, crime, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 163
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, crimes, danger, serial killer, dishonesty, psychopath, dangerous attraction, deadly, police investigation, rivalry, bank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%