Movies like Vortex

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Vortex (1982)
 5.4
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Vortex (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A film noirish atmosphere is created to show detective Lunch (a popular underground musician and poet) plow her way through the plans of a corporate businessman who seeks government defense contracts through real "corporate wars" and the manipulation of politicians.
Plot: female director, neo noir, corruption, murder, government corruption

Most similar movies to Vortex

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, neo noir, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, female nudity and deadly mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like Vortex: Heartless (1997), The Lightest Darkness (2017), Rainbow Drive (1990), Intimate Stranger (1991), Who Killed Buddy Blue? (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 157
Heartless (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A shy young woman receives a heart transplant and undergoes a personality change that may be connected to the murdered donor.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: female director, personality change, operation, heart transplant, woman shot in the forehead, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Lightest Darkness (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a neurotic private eye who struggles to finish the case takes a train voyage, his own dark secrets begin to reveal themselves.
Plot: female director, neo noir, neo-noir, train, russian
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael Carlin, a teacher, has been having an affair with a much younger fellow teacher Carolyn Warmus. When his wife is murdered, the police suspect him due to inconsistencies in his alibi, and no evidence points to anyone else.
Plot: female director, female teacher, adultery, murder, affair, femme fatale, police, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.2
 258
Rainbow Drive (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.
Plot: police, murder, corruption, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, psychopath, mind game, danger, stalking, chases and races, rivalry, police investigation, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Who Killed Buddy Blue? (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detectives Munro and Sanders are assigned to investigate the murder of an adult film star named Buddy Blue. The hunk was actually killed during the shooting of an orgy scene.
Style: erotic
Plot: female director, porn industry, porn star, murder, investigation, orgy, pornography, eroticism, erotica, female nudity, male nudity, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 299
Fiksi. (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alisha (Ladya Cheryl) never feel comfortable staying in her cool and spacious home until one day she meets Barry (Donny Alamsyah) who introduces her the meaning of love.
Plot: murder, female director, psychopath, rabbit, building, telephone, writers, bourgeoisie, neighbor, suicide, gay, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Midnight Edition (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After interviewing a convicted killer, a reporter becomes obsessed with his mesmerizing subject. When his life is threatened, he comes to his senses, but it may be too late to save his family.
Plot: death row, newspaper, reporter, murder, neo noir, escaped convict
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.4
 55
Legal Deceit (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sydney Banks learns the hard way that being driven and educated is not the path to success. With the help of Todd Hunter her career takes off. Sydney gets pulled into corporate blackmail and murder. With the help of boyfriend Derek, she begins her ...
Plot: murder, legal, law firm, lawyer, hostage, african american
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Prime Suspect (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The only witness to a young woman's murder has a nervous breakdown, is institutionalized, and escapes, tracking down the murderer.
Plot: institution, neo noir, sheriff, murder, mute, stabbed to death, masked killer, police officer killed, false accusation, falling out a window, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Caroline at Midnight (1994)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policeman's wife falls for a reporter who suspects her husband of corruption and murder.
Plot: neo noir, neo-noir, husband, murder, corruption, seduction, secret, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, female nudity, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The stranger decides to turn her imagination into reality much to ...
Style: tense, non-linear, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, bar, police investigation, vengeance, manipulations, manipulation, couples, dangerous attraction, false accusation, crime gone awry, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Name of the Game Is Kill (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A desert family offers a traveling stranger its hospitality, but the stranger doesn't realize exactly what they have in store for him.
Style: psychological thriller, surprise ending, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: murder, desert, ghost town, countryside
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 367
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, chases and races, chase, amateur detective, crimes, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Professional Affair (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drug lord hires a private investigator to track down the culprit who killed his henchman and took a briefcase full of money. One of the suspects is Heather Finch, a madam who seduces the detective and suggests that he swindles the drug lord.
Plot: hollywood, snorting cocaine, affair, adultery, sex scene, swindle, cheating, female nudity, neo noir, implied cunnilingus, topless, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 850
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, neo noir, couples, psychopath, murder, vengeance, voyeurism, store, woman in danger, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Dogs of Riga (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A lifeboat floats ashore at the coast of Skåne. Inside are two dead men who who've been murdered. Policeman Kurt Wallander is assigned to the case. The men are identified with the help of the police in Latvia. One of their officers travel to ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, corpse, corruption, police, police procedural
Place: eastern europe, latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 319
The Pass (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: gambling, murder, hitchhiking, law enforcement, life is a bitch, addiction, down on your luck, police corruption, neo noir, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.0
 89
Disposable (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What if a man with a mental condition, living in a fantasy world and detached from all emotional responsibility, is in real life the prime suspect for a series of murders targeting young women? Bill Thompson awakens to reality when forced to ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stabbing, power, wealth, car accident, murder of a woman, political conspiracy, knife, election
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Cover Girl Murders (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene is a remote tropical island, where several top swimsuit models converge for a magazine photo shoot, orchestrated by publisher Lee Majors. The girls are lovely, the scenery gorgeous, the weather couldn't be pleasanter. Only one hitch: ...
Plot: swimwear, murder, model, swimsuit, cheating, photograph, revenge, modeling, tropical island, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 131
Twisted Love (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Janna Riley is the awkward and shy girl nobody ever seems to notice. Not being able to live up to her mother's expectations of popularity, Janna walks through the school hallways alone, though her eyes are always on a certain football player, ...
Plot: hostage, psychopath, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Preacher's Mistress (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Single mother gets involved with a married preacher and framed for his wife's murder.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, married man, framed for murder, adultery, secret identity, private investigator, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, cheating wife, murder of wife, single mother, minister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 319
The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, rivalry, intrigue, best friends, betrayal, murder, vengeance, gambling, dishonesty, ambition, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.1
 1K
Hear No Evil (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mystery, woman in danger, museum, coin, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, chase, deaf, mute or deaf, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nobody Can Cool (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young couple on a weekend getaway inadvertently intrude on a criminal couple's remote hideout, triggering a violent battle for freedom. Escape attempts, shifts of power, relationship issues and a looming secret fuel this confrontational ...
Style: suspense
Plot: female director, female protagonist, burglary, captive, held captive, neo-noir, neo noir, tape over mouth, heist, crime, crimes, noir
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 57
Coldwood (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Single mother Ashley travels to Alaska to work with her Uncle Clive, a con man swindling money from people who believe their homes are haunted. As Ashley tackles her own demons the team must face real supernatural forces beyond anything they've ...
Plot: pursuit, death, murder, suicide, ghost
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.4
 303
Identical (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Identical twins are born, one is good and one is evil. They need each-other to exist, but they deeply resent the others existence. They both fall in love with the same woman. A love triangle forms which leads to murder.
Plot: twin, sibling, love, murder, sex, twins
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 137
Deep Down (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young musician with a talent for all things electrical spies on his sexy neighbor with a penchant for skinny dipping in the pool in broad daylight and her obviously violent husband. He is so violent that in the opening sequence he murders a man ...
Plot: skinny dipping, adultery, murder, sex scene, woman on top, unfaithful wife, voyeurism, older woman younger man relationship, breasts, female nudity, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Stripped to Kill 2: Live Girls (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the razor blade slasher begins his reign of terror in the alleys behind the Los Angeles strip clubs, the most famous stripper in the spotlight must walk a tightrope between her own fragile sanity and the inescapable murderer's blade.
Style: dark humor, sequel to cult film, cult film
Plot: stripper, strip club, female director, whodunit, alley, thunder, murder, razor, redhead, rain, erotica, fog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 64
Caboose (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abandoned caboose becomes a junkie's hideout, a multiple murder has been committed. A police investigation leads nowhere, the crime remains unsolved, and Marceau, a hardened cop, resigns in the aftermath. But his troubles don't end ...
Plot: suspicion, drug use, canadian, murder, police officer, police, neo noir
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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