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Taste of Excitement (1969)
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Taste of Excitement (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man has been killed on the Dover/Boulogne car ferry. What is the connection between him and the attempts being made to kill Jane Kerrell, a young girl in her early twenties? As she speeds through the French countryside to the South of France, several attempts are made on her life as she is deliberately forced off the road by another car. But when she reports these attempts, the local Cap Ferrat Police Inspector and the sinister psychiatrist, Dr. Forla believe these attempts are in her imagination and Dr Forla, concludes that Jane is mentally disturbed. At her wits end Jane finds an ally in the young English painter, Paul Hedley who finally believes her life is in danger following an attempt to murder him. When Inspector Malling of Scotland Yard and Mr. Breese arrive in Cap Ferrat trying to uncover the connection between Jane and the murdered man on the ferry, this thrilling puzzle of international intrigue begins to unravel against the backdrop of the French Riviera.
Plot: kidnapping, pursuit, chase, helicopter, woman in danger
Place: europe, south of france, scotland yard, french riviera, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about kidnapping, crimes, murder, crime, chase, woman in danger and gun mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Taste of Excitement: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976), Frantic (1988), 12 Hours to Live (2006), Breakdown (1997), Straw Dogs (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: psychological, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: kidnapping, sherlock holmes, redemption, obsession, friendship, investigation, private detective, chase, hypnosis, drug addiction, drug addict, drug abuse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s
Place: europe, london, england, vienna, istanbul turkey
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Frantic (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: missing wife, espionage, kidnapping, jazz, missing person, woman in danger, rescue, hotel room, doctor, crimes, crime, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
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Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Straw Dogs (1971)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, disturbing, cult film ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, cornwall, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
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The Prize (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Plot: espionage, nobel prize, journalism, on the run, investigation, state affairs, writer's life, infidelity, switching roles, murder, captivity, dishonesty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a young computer systems analyst is thrown into turmoil after arriving in Istanbul to start a new job. She soon finds her passport missing, her credit cards useless, her bank account empty and her identity stolen. As the story progresses ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hacker, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, frame up, woman in danger, life turned upside down, mistaken identity, danger, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
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Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: twist ending, serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
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Medias Res (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave and Joe, just evicted from their Oakland apartment, turn to stealing cars and dealing Fluoride to make their financial ends meet. One night they find Summer Hayes, star of a popular 1990's teen soap, in the trunk of a stolen automobile. ...
Plot: gunfight, kidnapping, drugged, rap, war on drugs, drug, shoot out, drugs, satire, gang war
Place: oakland california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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House of Cards (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ultimate Thrill (1974)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kidnap (2008)
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Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 6K
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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