Movies like The Falls 2003

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The Falls (2003)
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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, neo noir, murder, femme fatale, amateur detective, crimes, investigation, betrayal, jazz, crime, life is a bitch, danger, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, deadly, rivalry, uncover truth, violence, obsession, water, suicide, seduction, power, tragedy, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, crime, danger and investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Falls: Tangled (2001), Assumed Killer (2013), Water's Edge (2003), Kill for Me (2013), In the Shadows (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, tense, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, investigation, obsession, crimes, mysterious character, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, teenage life, psychopath, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
 3.5
 367
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: memory loss, serial killer, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, amateur detective, deadly, danger, mystery, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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77%
 5.1
 636
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, small town, computers and web, crimes, city life, life is a bitch, crime, uncover truth, urban, writer's life, protagonist as suspect, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, obsession, psychopath, roommate, woman in danger, friendship, rivalry, crimes, workplace intrigue, mentally unstable, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 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, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, abuse, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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55%
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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, stuntman, witnessing a crime, crime, undercover, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, working undercover, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, florida, miami
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54%
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, whistleblower, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty, danger, survival, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 1940s
Place: france, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 675
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, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mind game, investigation, tough law enforcer, rivalry, crime, police corruption, law enforcement, gang, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, mystery, dangerous attraction, danger, dishonesty, couples, crime, love affair, seduction, sex, high school, violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, crimes, couple relations, crime, dealing with death, death in the family, family problems, deadly, couples, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
50%
 6.8
 19
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, moral dilemma, human nature, alcohol abuse, rivalry, life turned upside down, intrigue, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, feud, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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48%
 5.1
 146
Heart of Stone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful woman doesn't know if the killer is her lover ... or her husband ... or someone else!
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, dishonesty, deadly, intrigue, danger, obsession, murder, power relations, couples, who done it, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, family problems, couples, deadly, investigation, obsession, crime, couple relations, who done it, murder, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Whispers in the Dark (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Ann Hecker is ending one relationship and possibly starting an important new one, while finding that some of the sexual exploits her patients relate are weighing on her. Turning to a married friend from her research days for guidance, ...
Style: gloomy, sexy, sexual, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, serial killer, psychiatrist, female protagonist, sex, erotic thriller, dishonesty, power relations, investigation, betrayal, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, incest, army investigation, car chase, witnessing a crime, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, dishonesty, military life, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
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Cherry Crush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A High school Photographer breaks his own rules and falls in love with his teenage model
Style: psychological, sexy, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, crimes, dangerous attraction, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, golf, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, older man younger woman relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: future
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44%
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: emotional, suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, protagonist as suspect, missing person, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, couples, courtroom drama, mind game, false accusation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: church, society, missing person, woman in danger, danger, rescue, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, clergy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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43%
 6.0
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Cut Bank (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 25 year-old Dwayne McLaren, a former athlete turned auto mechanic, dreams of getting out of tiny Cut Bank, Montana the coldest town in America. But his effort to do so sets in moton a deadly series of events that change his life and the life of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, witness, nothing goes right, small town, cons and scams, small town life, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
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43%
 6.3
 17
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: aging, life is a bitch, crimes, murder, deadly, investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: murder, legal, dishonesty, who done it, legal action, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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42%
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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, stylized ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, cia, blackmail, judge, crime, uncover truth, black man white woman relationship, undercover, femme fatale, rivalry, police corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, neo noir, hidden identity, cons and scams, crime, manipulations, dangerous attraction, who done it, chases and races, murder, bank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.0
 135
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: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, drug abuse, frame up, crimes, cons and scams, crime, confined, on the run, farm, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Without Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, political conspiracy, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, courtroom, legal, false accusation, investigation, police detective, police investigation, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
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Homage (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The young caretaker at the estate of a reclusive woman develops a dangerous obsession with her daughter, a sexy television star. Unexpected twists and turns.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gothic
Plot: obsession, investigation, murder, fatal attraction, tragic event, widow, dangerous attraction, betrayal, espionage, addiction, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.2
 553
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexy, sexual, enigmatic, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, betrayal, intrigue, infidelity, disability, danger, strong sexual content, murder, investigation, sex, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 39K
13 (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: tense, bleak, disturbing, serious, psychological ...
Plot: russian roulette, gambling, greed, murder, police detective, revolver, drug overdose, crimes, life is a bitch, fish out of water, social decay, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, midwest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 2K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, deadly, dishonesty, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, police detective, police investigation, hitman, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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