Movies like Unknown Hour

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Unknown Hour (2009)
 6.4
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Unknown Hour (2009)
Original name: Hodinu nevíš...
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hynek Michánek wants to study medicine but fails his entrance exams five times. He starts a job as an orderly in a district hospital where one of the doctors on the examining board works as well. He feels no-one takes him seriously and he loathes the doctors, who treat him with disdain. When an old man begs him to end his pain and suffering by helping him to die, Hynek gives him a "liberating" injection. But now he has done it once, he finds he can't stop. He continues killing other patients, even though he knows he can't get away with it for long.
Style: neo noir, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: doctor, corruption, murder, husband wife relationship, social awkwardness, mentally unstable protagonist, death, criminal, patient, friendship between men, nurse, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, criminal as protagonist, serial killer as protagonist, revenge, antagonist as protagonist, killer, serial killer, murderer, friendship, cancer, female nudity, sex scene, chess ...
Place: central europe

Most similar movies to Unknown Hour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and psychological films with plots about murder, violence, crimes, death, serial killer, investigation and revenge mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Unknown Hour: Taxi 121 (2016), Smrt stoparek (1979), Nemesis (2021), Kill Kane (2016), A Life Not to Follow (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 26
Taxi 121 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Taxi 121 is a feature film inspired by true events, where a serial killer took lives of three Prague taxi drivers. Story is focused on one of the victims, the young driver Matej. His one last ride will change life of many people around forever.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, mistaken belief that someone is dead, kidnapped man, saving a life, getting away with murder, violence, psychopath, boy, husband wife relationship, death, taxi driver, killing spree ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 111
Smrt stoparek (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maniac, a driver, sits on the track women, which then rape and kill. For loved ones, he is an ordinary person who has a wife and child. When exposed, he does not stop before killing his wife and takes his son hostage, under the guise of which he is ...
Style: psychotronic, neo noir
Plot: helicopter, violent sex, rape and murder, sexual frustration, on the run, disguise, hitchhiking, pill, gun, discovering a dead body, police investigation, landlady ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.0
 201
Nemesis (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An underworld kingpin's past catches up with him when he returns to London, igniting an explosive chain of events which ends in revenge and murder.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, danger, violence, track down, murder, crimes, heroes, graphic violence, vengeance, chase, murderer, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.8
 834
Kill Kane (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A teacher's world is torn apart when his wife and children are brutally murdered at the hands of a ruthless gang. Left for dead and with no one to turn to, he takes matters into his own hands and hits the streets in search of justice.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, teacher, investigation, revenge, gang, investigator, uncover truth, vengeance, murder investigation, violence, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
A Life Not to Follow (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Neo-Noir film told in three interlacing chapters: Eric is a dead man and he knows it. Death is imminent and he must make amends for his past sins, by killing those who wronged him, no matter the price: A wiseguy willing to do anything to move up ...
Style: neo noir, dark, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, criminal, police, revenge, death, violence, mafia, italian american, mexican standoff, murder, family relations, stripper ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
I, Olga Hepnarova (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France, Slovakia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Olga is a complex young woman desperate to break free from her unfeeling family and social conventions. With her Louise Brooks-like tomboyish looks she drags herself, chain-smoking, from one job to another until she appears to find her niche as a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious, queer cinema ...
Plot: anti social, mental institution, socially awkward, female psychopath, dysfunctional family, teenage girl, trial, mother daughter relationship, murder, true crime, mentally unstable, sociopath ...
Time: year 1975, 70s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 6K
Bloodline (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evan values family above all else, and anyone who gets between him, his wife, and newborn son learns that the hard way. But when it comes to violent tendencies, it seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Style: dark, suspense, bloody, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: blood, hospital, murder, revenge, family, psychologist, psychopath, mother son relationship, school, neo-noir, night, murder of a nude woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Crimes of Passion: Tragedy in a Country Churchyard (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder investigation takes detective Christer Wijk to a small village, where he needs to separate rumors and facts to trail the murderer.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, murder, priest, police detective, winter, church, village, crime, crimes, christmas, husband wife relationship, storytelling ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 517
Wolf Mother (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an attempt to rectify their criminal past, a once successful Hollywood starlet, turn prostitute, and a petty, misogynistic thief, set out together to solve a high profile child abduction case in San Francisco.
Style: sexy, suspense, tense, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, seductive, hot, satanist, prostitute, misogyny, bank robbery, hollywood, murder, criminal, erotica, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 5K
Goldstone (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: GOLDSTONE, the award-winning new feature from Australian auteur Ivan Sen (Mystery Road), is a complex and stylish crime thriller that explores themes of racism, human trafficking, police corruption, corporate malfeasance, and the trampling of ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: corruption, missing person, police, desert, trailer, small town, australian, australian aboriginal, crimes, danger, outback, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 1K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, vengeance, mentally unstable, partners against crime, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 32K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, medical school, psychopath, perfect crime, hospital, intern, forensics, power relations, doctors and patients, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Red Captain (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall; six months before the split of Czechoslovakia. Despite all warnings, a young homicide detective sets on investigating a convoluted case that involves Catholic clerical elite and high-ranked agents of ...
Style: political thriller, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: investigation, police detective, police officer, chase, fight, murder mystery, secret, husband wife relationship, evidence, violence, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: 1990s, year 1992, 90s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.6
 370
[Cargo] (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man wakes trapped inside a cargo container with only a cell phone and is given 24 hours by his kidnappers to raise ten million dollars in ransom or die.
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, neo noir, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: trapped, ransom, isolation, murder, hostage, survival, fear, telephone call, businessman, death, father son relationship, mercenary ...
Place: south america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 35K
Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: private detective, murder, intruder, crimes, vigilantism, investigation, flashlight, deadly, unlikely partners, home invasion, death, self defense ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 670
Crime Scenes (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Une jeune femme disparaît mystérieusement de l'auberge de ses parents. Deux policiers de la Crim' de Paris sont chargés de l'affaire. Mais des tâches de sang trouvés dans un prospectus laisse présager le pire...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, neo noir
Plot: investigation, disappearance, husband wife relationship, suspect, evidence, missing daughter, magazine, seer, black bra and panties, autopsy, investigator, anonymous letter ...
Place: versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Framed for Murder (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a woman falsely accused of murdering her husband is released from prison after 8 years, she hires a private investigator, determined to find out who framed her. What she doesn't know, is that the killer is about to do it again.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, characters murdered one by one, private investigator, sister sister relationship, forced suicide, spouse abuse, marital abuse, murder, adultery, framed for murder, characters killed one by one, medicine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 263
Cop vs. Killer (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Enigmatic Dutch crime lord Mirko is always a step ahead of the national police team. When Mirko's gang are forced to kill Russian mob baron Jegor's cousin Oleg, the cops hope their time has come. Both sides resort to dirty tricks, testing ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense, contemplative
Plot: criminal, betrayal, corrupt cop, police surveillance, school, father son relationship, assassination, death of brother, father daughter relationship, medical examination, interrogation, arrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mrs. Serial Killer (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When her husband is framed and imprisoned for serial murders, a doting wife must perform a copycat murder, to prove her husband's innocence.
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, female serial killer, murder, love affair, doctor, psycho, vengeance, deception, death, fear, love, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nothing to Lose (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Johan has been locked up - wrongly in his opinion - for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn't been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, murder, teenage life, serial killer, hostages, crimes, deadly, confined, obsessive quest, criminal, delinquent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Cradle Will Fall (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The suicide of a pregnant woman begins to look like murder and a county prosecutor is called in to investigate.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, who done it, danger, law enforcement, serial killer, femme fatale, power relations, woman in danger, murder investigation, murder mystery, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Soul to Redeem (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The detective story set in the early 20th century is full of suspense, twists and emotions. Love, hate and desire for revenge are the strongest motivation for the trio of its protagonists. Military trenches are still full of war victims when ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: suspect, police detective, mysterious woman, investigation, strong female character, murder, serial murder, murder mystery, ritual, girl, femme fatale, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: central europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 58K
Shallow Grave (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
Style: neo noir, psychological, cynical, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: roommate, dark humor, greed, betrayal, friendship, doctor, attic, corpse, insanity, accountant, police officer, grave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, rio de janeiro, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 93
Vendeta (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vendetta is an uncompromising thriller, an exciting story about revenge and the clash between two characters. Over the course of a few hours in a single day revenge intertwines the fates of a number of people. Which of them is the murderer, and who ...
Style: non-linear, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, loss of daughter, vigilantism, hitman, violence, revenge, teenage girl, fight, murder, death of daughter, male vomiting, trap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Concrete Romance (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A climax of brutality and violence after a young man hits some cars in a rush.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: revenge, murder, gangsters, danger, violence, gunfight, vengeance, crimes, rape, teenager, mafia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night Must Fall (1964)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.
Style: suspense, psychotronic
Plot: killer, stalker, serial killer, mother daughter relationship, tenant, axe, crying man, manipulative behavior, finding a dead body, old lady, woman slaps man, landlady ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 602
The Harvest (1992)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A screenwriter is sent to Mexico to develop a story that can be used to wrap up a movie presently in production. Given a very short time allotment, the writer immerses himself in the seamier side of a Mexican beach resort, but soon finds himself ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: beach, murder, screenwriter, crimes, crime, vengeance, writer's life, danger, black market, serial killer, urban legend, organ harvesting ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Marco Effect (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The thriller 'Marco effect' is a new film about the special unit of the police, Department Q, based on Jussi Adler-Olsen's fifth book in the crime series.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: runaway, police detective, uncle nephew relationship, danger, criminal, organized crime, police commissioner, chase, crimes, youth, fighting crime, police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, escapades, murder, danger, corruption, society, family, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children, police, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012, year 2002
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The real-life case based on the horrific crimes of Sante and Kenny Kimes, the mother and son duo who specialized in theft, fraud and murder.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: criminal, landlady, female psychopath, domineering mother, murder, assassination plot, obsession, mentally unstable, mother son relationship, childhood trauma, bandit, family relations ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%