Movies like Troubled Waters

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Troubled Waters (2006)
 5.1
 528
Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light their dark, disturbing secret. Racing against the clock, the determined agent must discover the real reason for the abduction and save the child's life.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, riddles and clues, investigation, supernatural, missing child, supernatural ability, infidelity, danger, who done it, deadly, race against time, dishonesty, clairvoyant, betrayal, crimes, special agents, confined, crime, chases and races, law enforcement, fbi, female protagonist, adultery, cell phone, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Troubled Waters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and realistic films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, murder, kidnapping, dishonesty and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Troubled Waters: Beyond (2012), From the Inside (2010), Nexus (2010), For Elise (2012), Uncovered (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 1K
Beyond (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective teams with a tabloid psychic to track down a missing child.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: police detective, missing child, police investigation, race against time, partners, danger, crimes, seance, illusion, supernatural, kidnapping, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, kidnapping, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, murderous pair, cons and scams, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 75
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, life turned upside down, betrayal, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 742
For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: survival, kidnapping, psychopath, race against time, isolation, crimes, danger, track down, deadly, chases and races, confined, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 2K
Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, chess, investigation, uncover truth, danger, mind game, prostitute, dishonesty, amateur detective, race against time, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: college, murder, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, college life, woman in danger, youth, mind game, dishonesty, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Mark of the Angels - Miserere (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: interpol, murder, law enforcement, riddles and clues, investigation, crimes, danger, partners, religions or cults, society, deadly, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 864
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, partners, race against time, police investigation, crimes, confined, reluctant partners, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 497
Slip (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Slip" is the story of Sarah, a young woman who witnessed her mother's murder as a child. Now grown, Sarah is haunted by her mother's memory, her restless soul, opening a gateway for the spirits of the recently departed. Sarah is ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, danger, murder, supernatural, haunted by the past, crimes, a vision, clairvoyant, death, investigation, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 840
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, deadly, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, disorder, buddies, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 418
Layover (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airport affair of a business man turns into a nightmare when it turns out that the woman is married to a dangerous jewelry dealer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense
Plot: infidelity, manipulation, dangerous attraction, manipulations, danger, femme fatale, dishonesty, love affair, frame up, airport, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.7
 424
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, who done it, mystery, psychopath, dishonesty, deadly, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.0
 134
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: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, on the run, crimes, danger, drug dealing, drug abuse, dishonesty, graphic violence, farm, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 1K
The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 522
Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, deadly, kidnapping, split personality, confined, crimes, killing spree, danger, violence spree, hostages, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 204
Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: missing person, mind game, investigation, police detective, murder, uncover truth, mystery, writer's life, crimes, rivalry, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, armored car, race against time, rescue, head of state, danger, secret agents, law enforcement, crimes, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 2K
Ritual (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father on vacation wakes up separated from his family and races through the woods to find them.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: chase, murder, race against time, danger, forceful separation, crimes, in the woods, deadly, memory loss, hidden truth, violence, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 583
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, kidnapping, police detective, mind game, crimes, riddles and clues, who done it, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 16
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, political corruption, deadly, political conspiracy, dishonesty, crimes, murder, danger, law enforcement, partners, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 72
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, voyeurism, dishonesty, deadly, couples, infidelity, family relations, crimes, adultery, siblings relations, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 378
Protection (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, going straight, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, hitman, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, kidnapping, terrorism, danger, law enforcement, crimes, rescue, ransom, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 590
Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, mystery, betrayal, crimes, danger, murder, deadly, dishonesty, store, sabotage, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Borderline Murder (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young law student, Abby Porter, suspects that her sister, a stripper, may have been murdered. She discovers an illegal network of cross border plastic surgery centers providing crude, but inexpensive cosmetic surgery to young women in the United ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, amateur detective, doctors and patients, society, dishonesty, missing, plastic surgery, journalist, kidnapping, theft, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: scary, mind bending, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, dishonesty, deadly, obsession, uncover truth, teenage life, youth, danger, suburbs, who done it, crimes, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: murder, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, missing person, danger, track down, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 459
The Entrance (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A police detective is swept into a web of deception and, in search of the truth, finds herself in a contest with forces of the occult.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: hostage, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, ghost, rivalry, supernatural, confined, deadly, kidnapping, evil, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 361
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, daring rescue, confined, gang, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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