Movies like The Midnight Man 1974

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The Midnight Man (1974)
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The Midnight Man (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An ex-convict, and ex-cop, finds himself in the midst of drama as a murder, of a female student, is commited at the university where he works as a night watchman. He is reluctantly drawn into the criminal investigation and eventually becomes a suspect in the case. Will he be able to find the real murderer and clear his own name, or not?
Plot: murder, investigation, ex convict, police officer, lesbian, murder mystery, tractor, ex cop, three brothers, redneck, campus, barn

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, deadly, crime, mystery and murder mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Midnight Man: Death on the Nile (2021), The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972), Saving Zoë (2019), Dead Man's Folly (1986), Lady Against the Odds (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Death on the Nile (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Style: surprise ending, non-linear, suspenseful, artsy, captivating ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, whodunit, agatha christie, belgian, crimes, deduction, arrest, investigation, crime scene, tragedy, death threat ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: egypt
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The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: murder, detective agency, probation, private detective, ex convict
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Saving Zoë (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Echo must deal with the regular dramas of high school, in addition to grappling with the murder of her older sister, Zoë. But when Echo receives a diary from Zoë's boyfriend, she begins to untangle the secret life her sister lived.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, murder mystery, damsel in distress, investigation, life is a bitch, brutality, danger, friendship, disorder, fight, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, murder mystery, mystery, miss marple, deadly, amateur detective, crime, investigation, beach, poisoning, who done it, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On Vacation, Miss Marple discovers that death of a British Officer is actully a murder and must solve the the case before the murderer strikes again
Style: clever, suspenseful, mind bending, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: miss marple, murder, investigation, murder mystery, private detective, amateur detective, hotel, resort, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, riddles and clues, murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, estate, multiple suspects ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, crime, private detective, custody, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, private investigator, female detective, guardian ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Bubble (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, working class, investigation, love triangle, small town, factory, mystery, society, deadly, police detective, dull life, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, friendship between women, sorority, female friendship, all female cast, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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.
Style: suspense, psychotronic
Plot: murder, private detective, yacht, son, luxury, boat, clue, ship, investigation, mogul, sleuth, retirement ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, whodunit, train, private detective, multiple suspects, murder, train ride, stabbing, crimes, crime, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935, 70s
Place: new york, turkey, istanbul turkey, balkan, long island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, murder investigation, small town, sheriff, mystery, mormon, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Naked Violence (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Some youngsters rape and kill their teacher; but they won't tell their motivation. The police detective on the case feels some sinister influence behind the young murderers.
Plot: rape, murder, teacher, interrogation, jewelry, school teacher, disciple, investigation, classroom, teenager, jewel, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: class reunion, teacher, obsession, murder, high school reunion, tape over mouth, hostage, investigation, danger, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Reed is investigating a mass murder that occurred in a cemetery in broad daylight. Most individuals at the cemetery and the victims are Russian immigrants and they either fear or don't trust the police, because they have complaining about ...
Style: suspense
Plot: investigation, attorney, politician, political candidate, murder, murder investigation, mass murder, death, russian immigrant
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: british noir
Plot: police, murder, noir, real estate agent, ladies man, dismembered body, police officer, loose woman, body in a trunk, investigation, police investigation, salesman ...
Place: brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, social relations, crimes, deadly, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, small town life, crime, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, legal, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, couples, mystery, amateur detective, crime, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Masquerade Hotel (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Three murder cases take place in Tokyo. Numbers are left at the murder scenes, possibly hinting at where the next murder will take place. An investigation begins of the serial killer and Detective Kosuke Nitta (Takuya Kimura) works on the case. He ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, japanese woman, deadly, murder, riddles and clues, crimes, police detective, investigation, police investigation, danger, workplace situations, evidence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, mind bending, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, dancer's life, tough law enforcer, mystery, serial killer, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, deadly, mystery, crimes, crime, arms dealing, law enforcement, investigation, hospital, businessman, medical, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, mysterious character, on the road, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, snow, murder, train, vengeance, justice, suspect, doctor, steam train, agatha christie ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two, year 1934
Place: europe, venice, alps, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mord in Eberswalde (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are found in the forest. The investigator tries to get ...
Plot: murder, police, cheating wife, female nudity, unfaithful husband, investigation, sex game, beating, knife, ripping clothes, nudity (full frontal - brief), child murderess
Time: year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jesse Stone is a former L.A. homicide detective who left behind the big city and an ex-wife to become the police chief of the quiet New England fishing town of Paradise. Stone's old habits die hard as he continues to indulge his two favorite ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, murder mystery, mystery, small town, crime, law enforcement, crimes, chief, small town life, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: witty, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, sorority, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, college life, deadly, protagonist as suspect, college, reluctant partners, legal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Clockers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike's older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, police brutality, cocaine, aids, drug dealing, ghetto, housing project, brooklyn new york city, train, drug dealer, apartment complex, drug lord ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, hotel, crimes, crime, friendship, mystery, golden years, deadly, adult virgin ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
3 Acts of Murder (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1928 Arthur Upfield, Australia’s premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stockman Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. ...
Plot: murder, camel, investigation, missing person, truck, writers
Time: year 1929
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, investigation, courtroom drama, mind game, false accusation, dishonesty, rivalry, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%