Movies like Darker Than Amber

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Darker Than Amber (1970)
 6.3
 360
Darker Than Amber (1970)
Original name: Darker than Amber
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rod Taylor plays John D. MacDonald's famous Florida PI Travis McGee. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean cruise to bring the killer to justice.
Plot: private detective, murder, rescue, revenge, cruise ship, boat, fight
Place: florida

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, revenge, violence, private detective, investigation, chase and rape mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Darker Than Amber: P.J. (1968), Samrat & Co. (2014), The Return of Charlie Chan (1973), Kaabil: The Mind Sees All (2017), Kill Squad (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
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P.J. (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Reluctant New York City private eye P.J. Detweiler is hired as a bodyguard to protect Maureen Preble, the mistress of shady millionaire William Orbison. In truth, Orbison plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile, ...
Plot: murder, private detective, conspiracy, mistress, violence, bodyguard
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95%
 6.4
 959
Samrat & Co. (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young, beautiful and rich girl, Dimpy Singh, approaches Samrat Tilakdhari, a private investigator, with a strange case. Their garden got ruined for reasons that appear natural but are not known; leading horticulturists have examined the fading ...
Style: suspense
Plot: private detective, murder, romance, mansion, whodunit
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Return of Charlie Chan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.
Plot: murder, yacht, private detective, retirement, boat, son, victim, clue, luxury, investigator, amateur detective, investigation ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kaabil: The Mind Sees All (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Rohan (Hritik roshan) is a kind, happy young man who has been blind since birth and works as a voice-over artist for a living. Through friends, he meets Supriya (Yami Gautam), a working woman who is also blind, but proudly independent. The two start ...
Plot: murder, revenge, blind man, love, tango, rape, politician, blindness, loss of loved one, police corruption, explosion, corrupt cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.3
 231
Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, murder, violence, revenge, vietnam veteran, hitman, kung fu, blood, karate, accident, gun, fight
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 197
Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: murder, revenge, rape, revenge plot, lodge, world war two veteran, violence, gang rape, flash forward, deserter
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 22K
Just Cause (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prison, revenge, electric chair, neo noir, psychopath, police brutality, swamp, death row, crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 933
The Naked Face (1984)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince cops Rod Steiger and Elliott Gould of his innocence, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, false accusation, patient, widower, dead woman, psychiatrist, protagonist as suspect, crimes, chases and races, witnessing a crime, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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41%
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 5.2
 176
Silhouette (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An architect witnesses a brutal murder in a small Texas town.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: barrel, architect, murder, hotel, witness, corrupt sheriff, service station, mercedes benz, mother daughter relationship, bar, sheriff, kidnapping ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Florida Connection (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Dan Gordon arrives in town on the edge of the Florida Everglades, planning to take part in a drug smuggling operation. He's aided by his friend, Mule Tucker, but runs into opposition from corrupt local cops.
Plot: swamp, chase, man wearing towel, marijuana, murder, police, cannabis, drug smuggling
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kill! Kill! Kill! Kill! (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Interpol investigates the freelance killings of drug and porn peddlers.
Plot: murder, heroin, surrealism, female nudity, drugs, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Just for the Hell of It (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A teenage gang led by the vicious Dexter; his girlfriend Mitzi; and friends Denny and Lummonx; create havoic in a small Florida town by harrassing various people, vandalizing property, well... just for the hell of it. When a former gang member, ...
Plot: beach, violence, vandalism, hedonism, juvenile delinquent, gang, murder, exploitation, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, car chase ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, revenge, ex convict, secret, prank, friendship, corpse, dark secret
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.7
 4K
Devasuram (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Neelakantan, heir to his father's fortunes, is an apparent menace to society. He once belittles a dancer but later they fall in love. Shekharan, an arch enemy, kidnaps his lover due to an old enmity.
Plot: revenge, dance, murder, machismo, dancer, hostage, beating, death of mother, remorse, insult, boat, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 75
Unbound (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Julius Fonteneau has decided to take the law into his own hands after his daughter has gone missing. His only friend supports him while his wife resents him and the police are growing suspicious of his intentions. He must determine right from wrong ...
Plot: blood, murder, violence, revenge, deception, kidnapping, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 114
Thunder Island (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A hit man hijacks a boat — and the married couple aboard — in order to carry out a contract on a dictator in the Caribbean.
Plot: castle, tyrant, mission, island, advertising, scuba diving, hostage, hitman, boat, murder, politics, husband wife relationship ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 11K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, injustice, tragic event, revenge, vengeance, escapades, crimes, uncover truth, love and romance, life is a bitch, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 1K
Twenty 20 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Advocate Ramesh saves Devan from a murder case. Later, he realize Devan was the actual culprit. Ramesh tries for a payback, unaware of Devan's real intentions and the reason for the murder.
Plot: police officer, revenge, murder, rape, sibling relationship, romance, doctor, thief, murder witness, murder of brother, murder of sister, lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: murder, police, duplicity, investigation, bikini, femme fatale, socialite, love, sex, erotica, seduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 27
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, gay, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Drowning Pool (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, police corruption, neo noir, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, rivalry, danger, crimes, cons and scams, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Adventures of Nick Carter (1972)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Detective discovers that a colleague's death is tied into the disappearance of a wealthy playboy's wife.
Plot: private detective, playboy, missing woman, murder, pulp fiction
Time: 20th century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 232
Forgotten Evil (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman with amnesia tries to restart her life until the past comes back to haunt her.
Plot: stalker, amnesia, murder, boat, psychopath, hospital, flashback sequence, nurse
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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As Good as Dead (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susan switches identities with her new friend Nicole, so that Nicole can pay for her medical bills with Susan's insurance. Then Susan finds herself trapped in her new identity when Nicole ends up dead under questionable circumstances.
Plot: murder, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, father, brother, hospital, black pantyhose, secret identity, secret
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: revenge, murder, family, retribution, terrorism, dead woman, vigilante, murder of family, hostage, standoff, blockade, shooting a woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 121
Natural Causes (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American links her mothers death in Bankok to a plot involving Vietnamese refugees.
Plot: espionage, murder, death of mother, cia
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Killing Angels (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Plot: kidnapping, husband wife relationship, death, sex, murder, revenge, violence, sex trade, human trafficking
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 2K
Too Late (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Explores the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator and the missing woman he's hired to help find.
Plot: private investigator, cigarette smoking, strip club, private detective, stripper, vagina, pistol, alcohol, missing woman, murder, labia, breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Are You Lonesome Tonight (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rich, somewhat priggish society wife who is looking for her missing husband seeks help from a private eye and her husband's call girl. As she searches for answers, she realizes she's running out of people she can trust- including her ...
Plot: private detective, extramarital affair, murder, chase, prostitution, class conflict, jealousy, stalking, culture clash, criminal underworld, hunting, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Instant Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Gibraltar
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scott is a US Marine who travels Spain to see his sister Kim, after many years of separation. But she is dead, and there is nothing else to arrive him. Alone in the Madrid's streets, Scott will search for the killers, will try to reveal the ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, rescue, vengeance, good versus evil, crime, crimes, heroes, against the odds, law enforcement, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%