Movies like Dead End 1999

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Dead End (1999)
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Dead End (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deja-vu, as an ex-detective turned best selling true crime author is confronted by the copycat unsolved serial killings he investigated as a cop ten years ago. And now, all fingers are pointed in his direction. This, compounded by Todd's severe, mysterious headaches and his untimely discovery that he's been adopted, turn his life into his own worst nightmare.
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: serial killer, wannabe, heroes, crimes, family relations, parents and children, law enforcement, police investigation, disorder, protagonist as suspect, life turned upside down, police, writers, female nudity, stalker, elevator, serial murder, police station, ex cop, brother brother relationship, crime scene, adopted son, deadly, crime
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Dead End

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, law enforcement, serial killer, police investigation and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Dead End: Donato and Daughter (1993), Night Game (1989), Slow Burn (2000), Dead Connection (1994), The Man on the Balcony (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, family life, parents and children, partners, amateur detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, estrangement, who done it, aging ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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95%
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 846
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), baseball, stalking, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, reluctant partners, who done it, crimes, police investigation, female detective, dishonesty, serial killer, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: sexy, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police, phone sex, mystery, rivalry, law enforcement, media, investigation, chase, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, child murder, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, police, dead children, serial child killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Perfect Prey (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former Texas Ranger is recruited by a Houston police captain to assist a homicide detective in the search for an elusive serial killer who collects antique dolls.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, texas ranger, psychologist, obsession, woman in danger, kidnapping, murder, police detective, criminal psychologist, psychopath, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 1K
Roseanna (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American girl is found dead in Gota Kanal, Swedens largest channel. Since there are hardly any clues or evidence at all it seems as if the murder cant be solved. Martin Beck and his men are assigned to the case. Soon they find a likely ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, police, police investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, interpol, who done it, riddles and clues, crime investigation, crime scene ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, clergy, stalking, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police investigation, obsessive quest, terrorism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, law enforcement, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, tough heroes, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, serial killer, murderous pair, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Grim Sleeper (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Christine Pelisek helps law enforcement investigate the alleged serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, journalism, law enforcement, stalking, riddles and clues, genocide, murderous pair, partners against crime, twins ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Interview (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A duel between a suspected murderer and a detective pressed by people who want results. But whose skin is really wanted.
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, manipulation, mystery, police, law enforcement, mysterious character, gem, police detective, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Serial Killer 1 (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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, murder suspect, murder trial, court, murder of a girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1995, year 2001
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, graphic violence, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, crimes, race against time, serial killer, law enforcement, heroes, psychopath, sexual perversion, sexual murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Out in Fifty (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A reformed ex-convict enters a love triangle and gets manipulated into being a scapegoat in a murder scheme for revenge.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, scapegoat, ex convict, revenge, manipulation, criminal's revenge, protagonist as suspect, crimes, going straight, law enforcement, crime gone awry, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 762
The Colony (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, suburbs, murder, society, crimes, psychopath, suburban life, family life, death, secret, privacy, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Fire Engine That Disappeared (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A routine mission ends up in a flaming inferno when a house suddenly explodes. It looks like a spectacular suicide attempt but the technical investigation reveals unexpected evidence. Beck and his men are soon on the tracks of a narcotic syndicate...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prostitute, ocean, dishonesty, manhunt, law enforcement, chase, crimes, police, fire, bomb, drug dealer, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police, investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, arms dealing, arms deal, police procedural, hospital, murder investigation, medical ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Between 1978 and 1979, the inhabitants of the Oise are in fear of a maniac who kills several hitchhikers and escape the police. He was then dubbed "the killer of the Oise" is actually a shy young policeman who will investigate his own ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, weird
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, violence, law enforcement, psychopath, racial slur, insanity, self mutilation, police investigation, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 500
Night Vision (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A psycho serial killer who videotapes each of his bloody conquests is on the loose, and it's up to alcoholic motorcycle cop Dak and his new tough-as-nails partner, Kristen, to bring him to justice. But as the body count increases, so does the ...
Style: serious, slasher, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, alcohol abuse, martial arts, life is a bitch, rivalry, stalking, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, chase, obsession, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: serious, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, crimes, psychopath, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Innocents (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A traveling cellist gets involved with two disturbed sisters on their way to Seattle to tell their mom that their dad has just passed away. On the way, the two kill a judge and a few others unknown to the cellist. Eventually he gets pinned for the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mind game, psychopath, serial killer, criminal heroes, false accusation, dangerous attraction, crimes, mentally unstable, police investigation, on the road, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, prison, prison life, law enforcement, confined, crimes, rivalry, manipulation, woman in danger, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Frame by Frame (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pair of romantically entangled cops become suspects in the brutal murder of one of their mates.
Style: tense, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: policewoman, pregnancy, gambling, murder, police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, partners, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hunt and Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Raghavan (Kamal Haasan) is an honest cop in Tamil Nadu. His wife Kayalvizhi (Kamalinee Mukerji) dies in a violent incident. Raghavan is deputized to investigate the murder of Rani, the daughter of his colleague Arokiya Raj (Prakash Raj) in a remote ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, police detective, who done it, police station, murder, rape and murder, law enforcement, hotel, doctors and patients, devious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 180
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, police investigation, rivalry, amateur detective, law enforcement, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: law enforcement, police investigation, legal investigation, mystery, serial killer, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal, rivalry, parents and children, who done it, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Brother's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The FBI sought the help of Lucinda Pond (Jeanne Tripplehorn), a former agent of the body, to try to locate the author of a series of murders that allegedly may have committed his brother. Lucinda, who left the police years ago, decides to help ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, moral dilemma, rivalry, law enforcement, mind game, crimes, haunted by the past, introspection, siblings relations, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 1K
Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, family relations, blackmail, father daughter relationship, widower, salvation, murder, graphic violence, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Adversary (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrère, it is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. L'Adversaire's protagonist Jean-Marc Faure (Auteuil) pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plot ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, non-linear ...
Plot: murder, hidden truth, mysterious character, hidden identity, police investigation, serial killer, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, mysterious man, impostor, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, france, europe, geneva switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%