Movies like The Falls 2003

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The Falls (2003)
 3.8
 106
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Barnes, has disappeared and how he ended up the guardian of the 2.5 million dollars that "was supposed to have bought Jen's safety."
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: missing person, femme fatale, amateur detective, murder, neo noir, investigation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, crimes, betrayal, life is a bitch, danger, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, obsession, revenge, seduction, evidence, ransom demand, jazz, crime, sex, body swapping, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to The Falls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, danger, investigation and uncover truth mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Falls: Tangled (2001), Water's Edge (2003), Mystery Woman (2003), Quicksand (2002), Assumed Killer (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 2K
Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, investigation, obsession, missing person, uncover truth, police investigation, teenage life, mysterious character, mind game, psychopath, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 649
Water's Edge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Robert wanted an escape from the big city. He thought a small town by the water's edge would give him a new start. He couldn't have been more wrong. This little town has dirty secrets, and Robert just found the worst of them...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, small town, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, political corruption, murder, life is a bitch, betrayal, husband wife relationship, town mayor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 590
Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, mystery, betrayal, crimes, danger, murder, deadly, dishonesty, store, sabotage, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.4
 201
Quicksand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Randi Stewart is a sergeant on a marine base where her father is the commanding officer. She is being treated by the new base psychiatrist, Bill Turner. Her brother, Gordon Stewart is running for political office. General Stewart is murdered and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: army investigation, murder, psychiatrist, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, military life, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, power relations, military, politics ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 381
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: memory loss, serial killer, murder, investigation, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes, amateur detective, deadly, danger, mystery, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.0
 490
Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: bodyguard, photographer, reluctant partners, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, police investigation, mystery, life is a bitch, manipulations, serial killer, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, woman in danger, danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 20
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, deadly, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 288
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, couple relations, secret, maniac, uncover truth, murder, profanity, graphic violence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: scary, mind bending, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, dishonesty, deadly, obsession, uncover truth, teenage life, youth, danger, suburbs, who done it, crimes, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, investigation, woman in danger, femme fatale, obsession, serial killer, legal, crimes, mystery, dangerous attraction, betrayal, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, missing person, rescue, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, clergy, danger, woman in danger, church, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 1K
The Caller (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Stevens, a senior VP at an international energy firm, blows the whistle on his company's deadly and corrupt practices in Latin America. Knowing he will be assassinated for his betrayal, he places an anonymous call securing the services of ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, whistleblower, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, danger, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty, survival, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 1940s
Place: france, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, clergy, amateur detective, dishonesty, deadly, youth, society, crimes, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crimes, couples, danger, deadly, psychopath, husband wife relationship, crime, investigation, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 596
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, infidelity, breakup, rivalry, obsession, danger, couples, couple relations, jealousy, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, uncover truth, murder, kidnapping, investigation, family relations, danger, crimes, hidden identity, moral dilemma, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, investigation, obsession, deadly, family problems, couples, couple relations, crime, crimes, who done it, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 641
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, femme fatale, crime gone awry, manipulation, dangerous attraction, manipulations, hidden identity, danger, reunion, crimes, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, psychopath, couples, dishonesty, family problems, deadly, infidelity, crime, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, mysterious character, missing person, courtroom drama, husband murders wife, mind game, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: realistic, tense, sexy, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, betrayal, love affair, obsession, mind game, dishonesty, manipulation, vengeance, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Detective (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A private detective is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, femme fatale, track down, crimes, gangsters, danger, dishonesty, riddles and clues, missing person, ghost, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 694
True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mind game, investigation, tough law enforcer, rivalry, police corruption, crime, crimes, law enforcement, fall in love, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.0
 134
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, on the run, crimes, danger, drug dealing, drug abuse, dishonesty, graphic violence, farm, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 407
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, technophobia, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, obsession, voyeurism, deadly, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, obsession, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, rivalry, friendship, workplace intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 109
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, music band, college life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, blackmail, judge, crime, crimes, uncover truth, rivalry, undercover, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 824
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, witnessing a crime, crime, crimes, undercover, rivalry, crime gone awry, danger, working undercover, gangsters, criminal heroes, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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