Movies like The River Murders

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The River Murders (2011)
 5.2
 4K
The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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, cop as target, woman in danger, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, sexual abuse, crime, danger, who done it, protagonist as suspect, female nudity, bridge, murder of a nude woman, flashback, bare breasts, bound and gagged, nude woman murdered, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa

Most similar movies to The River Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, law enforcement, crime, serial killer and police investigation mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The River Murders: American Crime (2004), Magic Man (2010), Dead Sexy (2001), Pendulum (2001), The Nature of the Beast (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
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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: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, who done it, uncover truth, deadly, mind game, stalking, investigation, serial killer, psychopath, boss and employee, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.0
 910
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, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, serial killer, deadly, crimes, manipulations, danger, dishonesty, woman in danger, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.2
 677
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, rough, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, femme fatale, murder, prostitute, police investigation, dangerous attraction, mystery, sexual relations, deadly, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, who done it, protagonist as suspect, crime, crimes, investigation, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: rough, psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, police investigation, psychopath, mystery, on the run, crimes, who done it, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Alphabet Killer (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the true story of double killings occurring in Rochester, NY during the 80’s and the troubled police officer determined to solve them, with or without the help of her department
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, obsession, police investigation, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, mind game, haunted by the past, mental illness, deadly, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, uncover truth, who done it, police investigation, danger, manipulations, mystery, law enforcement, couples, obsession, love affair, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, mystery, price of justice, chases and races, life is a bitch, false accusation, righting the wronged, spouse killer, woman in danger, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, scary ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, swamp, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, crimes, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, mind game, danger, stalking, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 36K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police corruption, crime, murder, ex law enforcer, ex cop, murder investigation, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, private detective, amateur detective, estate, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 291
Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, rock, amnesia, law enforcement, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, who done it, crimes, mystery, gory, deadly, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, rough, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, false accusation, crimes, uncover truth, race against time, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 213
Murder Eleven (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose on the streets of Atlantic City. His ten victims are prostitutes, his methods are ruthless and yet his motives are unknown. Two embattled homicide detectives, Mayfield and Jesse, are in a race against time to catch this ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, rough, serious
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, race against time, homicide detective, law enforcement, murder, amateur detective, deadly, tough heroes, police investigation, who done it, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police corruption, violence, undercover, urban, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, vigilantism, cop as target, mission gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 163
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, crimes, danger, serial killer, dishonesty, psychopath, dangerous attraction, deadly, police investigation, rivalry, bank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, dishonesty, neo noir, swat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, serial killer, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, crime, mystery, crimes, single parent, haunted by the past, psychopath, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 7K
Evidence (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detectives use clues from various recording devices to piece together events surrounding a massacre involving bus passengers at an abandoned gas station.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, riddles and clues, survival, track down, serial killer, investigation, danger, partners against crime, crimes, murder, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 359
Man on a Swing (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of information known only to the police, he suspects that the man may be ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, clairvoyant, police chief, molestation, red herring, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, small town life, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, injustice, police investigation, estrangement, deadly, partners, family problems, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, serious, atmospheric, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, moral dilemma, serial killer, church, haunted by the past, who done it, society, uncover truth, mystery, vengeance, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: murder, manipulations, reluctant partners, who done it, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, mystery, crime, crimes, police investigation, police detective, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 14K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tricky ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, single parent, crime, mind game, mysterious character, obsession, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 382
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, crimes, who done it, reluctant partners, police investigation, law enforcement, female detective, dishonesty, deadly, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 7K
Pawn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, gangsters, crimes, hostages, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, crime, hostage negotiator
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 1K
The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, life is a bitch, crimes, track down, woman in danger, deadly, violence, brutality, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 21K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, autopsy, interrogation, orphan, police, law enforcement, uncover truth, psychopath, estrangement, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, hostage, serial killer, hostages, confined, crime gone awry, isolation, danger, rivalry, deadly, crimes, shotgun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%