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Darker Than Amber (1970)
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Darker Than Amber (1970)
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, rescue, murder, cruise ship, revenge, boat, fight
Place: florida

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, revenge, crimes, deadly, investigation, crime and violence mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Darker Than Amber: P.J. (1968), Just Cause (1995), Samrat & Co. (2014), Kaabil: The Mind Sees All (2017), The Return of Charlie Chan (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: private detective, murder, conspiracy, mistress, bodyguard, violence
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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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, revenge, serial killer, prison, neo noir, death row, mystery, psychopath, electric chair, crime, swamp, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, new jersey
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60%
 6.4
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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, whodunit, mansion
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: revenge, murder, blind man, loss of loved one, explosion, blindness, pianist, corrupt cop, love, politician, rape, police corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: private detective, murder, yacht, investigator, amateur detective, luxury, ship, investigation, son, boat, victim, clue ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 170
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, murder, architect, bar, kidnapping, mother daughter relationship, waitress, hotel, witness, sheriff, mercedes benz, silhouette ...
Place: texas
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50%
 5.7
 7K
Stoic (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Plot: lawyer, revenge, murder, death of wife, fight, talent show, homeless, murder investigation, underground fighting, violence, drinking, hearing ...
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49%
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, realistic, stylized
Plot: private detective, neo noir, investigation, murder, police corruption, mystery, uncover truth, crime, cons and scams, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 plot, rape, revenge, violence, flash forward, gang rape, deserter, lodge, world war two veteran
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, stripper, orphan, crime, adoption, police investigation, drug dealing, neo noir, chase, vengeance, survivor ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.2
 255K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, bleak, cynical, clever ...
Plot: private detective, incest, investigation, murder, rape, neo noir, high society, corruption, surveillance, mystery, chinatown, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 890
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, dead woman, widower, patient, psychiatrist, false accusation, private detective, amateur detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, ship, mystery, murder mystery, crime, cruise, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: israel, middle east, holy land, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 222
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, revenge, vietnam veteran, violence, murder, hitman, accident, karate, fight, kung fu, blood, gun
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An Amish Murder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In "An Amish Murder", the peaceful Amish farming community of Painter’s Mill, Ohio, is shattered when a series of brutal murders leaves the town with a sense of frailty and loss of innocence. Among the most affected by the tragedy was ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, amish, witnessing a crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, terrorism, innocence lost, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: extramarital affair, murder, private detective, hunting, criminal underworld, class conflict, culture clash, stalking, prostitution, chase, jealousy, phone sex ...
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39%
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: murder, revenge, retribution, family, hostage, vigilante, dead woman, terrorism, standoff, woman shot, terrorist, blockade ...
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39%
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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, rape, revenge, murder, sibling relationship, doctor, romance, thief, chase, flashback, lawyer, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, secret identity, black pantyhose, secret, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, brother, father, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bury Me an Angel (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biker film told from the woman's point of view. The heroine sets out on the road to avenge her brother's murder, toting a shotgun and meaning business.
Style: road movie
Plot: revenge, murder, biker, nightmare, knife, flashback, guilt, dog, bar, cigarette smoking, drugs, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 10K
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, injustice, tragic event, uncover truth, vengeance, mystery, tragic love, haunted by the past, crimes, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 246
That Man Bolt (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fred Williamson chop-sockeys his way through this popular blaxploitation adventure as Jefferson Bolt, a Kung Fu expert assigned to deliver a cool $1 million to Mexico City from Hong Kong with a stop in Los Angeles. When Bolt discovers the cash is ...
Plot: revenge, martial arts, hiding in a closet, cigar, casino, explosion, massage, jeep, woman in a bikini, murder of a nude woman, tied to a table, knife fight ...
Place: las vegas, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 603
Stranded (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Plot: revenge, murder, woman undressing, desert, male objectification, bikini, sex scene, sex on table, surfer, marine, beach, held at gunpoint
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 8.7
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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, rival, attempted murder, brawl, machismo, death of mother, rivalry, drunkenness, secret, humiliation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, vengeance, crimes, deadly, crime, rivalry, prostitute, rescue, vigilantism, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Open Season (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of their earlier victims is ...
Plot: kidnapping, sadism, murder, victim, hunting, veteran, gun, revenge, torture, vietnam veteran, gas station, rifle ...
Place: vietnam
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33%
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Forgotten Evil (2017)
Genre: Drama, 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, psychopath, murder, amnesia, boat, hospital, flashback sequence, nurse
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Four Brothers (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sentimental, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, robbery, vengeance, violence, interracial adoption, revenge, crime, funeral, interrogation, insurance, musician, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
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Veronica Mars (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.
Style: witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, who done it, mystery, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, investigation, crime, high school reunion, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, dark secret, ex convict, corpse, friendship, prank, secret, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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