Movies like The River Murders

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The River Murders (2011)
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The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all his former girlfriends. Suspected by the FBI agent who’s taken over the case and suspended by his captain, Jack must work outside the law if he’s to find the killer, save his future and protect what’s left of his past.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, uncover truth, woman in danger, cop as target, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, crime, danger, who done it, strong violent content, protagonist as suspect, profanity, female nudity, pregnant woman, serial murder, rainstorm, bridge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle

Most similar movies to The River Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, law enforcement, murder, crime, police investigation and serial killer mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The River Murders: The Commander (2003), Rebus (2000), We'll Meet Again (2002), Small Town Conspiracy (2002), Three Blind Mice (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, crimes, manipulation, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, manipulations, crime, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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95%
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Rebus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebus is the title of the detective drama TV series based on the Inspector Rebus novels by the Scottish author Ian Rankin set in and around Edinburgh. The series was produced by STV Productions for the ITV network. Four seasons have been aired; ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, crime, murder, multiple suspects, deadly, crimes, who done it, failed attempt, self destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, false accusation, uncover truth, righting the wronged, price of justice, riddles and clues, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, crimes, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Small Town Conspiracy (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crime - Set in Florida at the close of 1941, this film noir follows small-town police chief John Haleran's (Zen Gesner) investigation of the murder of a young Japanese girl, a case that leads to a top secret government conspiracy. With the help ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, deadly, serial killer, frame up, wartime life, who done it, crimes, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: florida, usa, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, frame up, vietnam veteran, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, investigation, journalism, who done it, psychopath, deadly, law enforcement, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
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Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, murder, serial killer, police investigation, incompetent police, fighting crime, danger, woman in danger, injustice, police corruption, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.3
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Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, rough, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, vengeance, americana, supernatural ability, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, deadly, curses spells and rituals, crimes, serial killer, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, heist, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, coma, cold case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 490
Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: bodyguard, photographer, reluctant partners, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, police investigation, mystery, life is a bitch, manipulations, serial killer, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 1K
Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, danger, rise to the top, manipulations, manipulation, law enforcement, couples, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, serial killer, murderous pair, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime, police detective, strangulation, crime, psychopath
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, police investigation, murder investigation, small town, crime, mystery, police officer, shot point blank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, haunted by the past, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, single parent, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.0
 946
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, manipulations, manipulation, danger, deadly, crimes, murder, serial killer, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 2K
SK1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, uncover truth, obsession, crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, danger, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 2001, year 1995 ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 343
Pendulum (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The nature and lure of power: in Dallas, a councilman is on trial for corruption, the D.A. is running for the US Senate, a serial killer is slashing prostitutes, and a professor is murdered. Amanda Reeve is assigned to investigate the law-school ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, investigation, police corruption, uncover truth, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, deadly, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.3
 755
Dead Sexy (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A female detective gets involved with a murder suspect in a series of serial killings.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, sexy, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, femme fatale, prostitute, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, deadly, sexual relations, mystery, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, deadly, police investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Garage Sale Mystery (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon can always find a diamond in the rough, when it comes to garage sales, that is. Whether it's a new antique to sell at her consignment shop, an Atari game for her son or a piece of furniture for her handy husband Jason to ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: murder, amateur detective, danger, crimes, woman in danger, who done it, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, amateur sleuth, death of friend, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 967
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, psychopath, who done it, crimes, crime, uncover truth, stalking, serial killer, mind game, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 232
Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, manipulation, woman in danger, police detective, mystery, manipulations, murder, legal investigation, legal, courtroom drama, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, psychopath, police investigation, violence spree, crimes, murder, danger, stalking, deadly, mind game, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In the Electric Mist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, lyrical ...
Plot: swamp, murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, false accusation, race against time, crimes, uncover truth, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, deadly, rivalry, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, police investigation, investigation, who done it, private detective, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Wandering Soul Murders (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer turned criminology professor. Her husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered, the murder never solved. Her current home life is on the most part a happy one, except ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: prostitute, murder, riddles and clues, amateur detective, journalism, police detective, police investigation, mystery, who done it, false accusation, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, crime, crimes, mystery, danger, assault, college student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, crimes, investigation, police investigation, missing person, murder, reluctant partners, police detective, woman in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%