Movies like Canvas the Night

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Canvas the Night (2013)
 7.7
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Canvas the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: LAPD homicide detectives Ernie Godunov and Jordan Daniels experience a violent departure from their routine duties when a series of homicides coincides with the theft of a legendary, allegedly cursed painting. According to the legend, the painting is destined to reappear periodically, bringing death and destruction. The detectives investigate, increasingly desperate as bodies pile up and the criminal conspiracy behind the painting's theft mobilizes. With time running out before the painting again disappears into the night, the detectives plunge headlong into a bloody confrontation.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychotronic, neo noir
Plot: pursuit, death, legend, curse, painting, murder, interrogation, devil worship, crime scene, art theft, buddy cop, chase, maniac, serial killer, violence, investigation, obsession, murder investigation, brutality, friendship between men, danger, police investigation, police officer, violent, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Canvas the Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and scary films with plots about murder, violence, serial killer, crimes, brutality, danger and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Canvas the Night: Interference (2018), Random 11 (2015), Criticsized (2016), Crush the Skull (2015), Seclusion (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.4
 81
Interference (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A retiring detective tries to discover the identity of a half charred woman found in front of a District Attorney's boat who is pursuing a child serial killer.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police officer, murder investigation, who done it, heroes, deadly, danger, evidence, violence, police investigation, death, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 6.1
 35
Random 11 (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Prodigy detective Mitsuko Unagi is on the hunt for a notorious serial killer known only as "Eleven". 10 years earlier, on February 29th 2006, a series of murders began, involving 11 randomly selected victims killed simultaneously in ...
Style: psychological thriller, scary, twists and turns, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mass suicide, mystery killer, murder investigation, police investigation, murder, homicidal maniac, who done it, masked killer, police officer, pursuit, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.7
 173
Criticsized (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer taunts police while increasing the body count on live streaming TV.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: police detective, murder, internet, serial killer, manipulation, chase, killer, serial murder, brutality, police officer, violence, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Crush the Skull (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of master thieves find themselves trapped within a house they intended to rob, only to discover they've inadvertently wandered into the lair of a deranged serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, heist gone wrong, homicidal maniac, couple relations, brother sister relationship, maniac, fear, psychopath, thief, cat burglar, mystery, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 3.8
 373
Seclusion (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends is stalked by a killer at an isolated destination wedding.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: death, murder, isolation, cabin, cabin in the woods, whodunit, serial killer, violent, mystery, escapades, disguise, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.4
 53
Final Move (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To save his daughter's life and restore his reputation, disgraced ex-detective Nick Mathers must catch the sadistic Grand Master killer before time runs out, and the final piece is taken in the deadly game of chess.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, revenge, murder investigation, murder, police officer, police investigation, police, death of wife, disguise, death of daughter, crimes, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, rape, death, police, murderer, rapist, serial murder, brutality, violence, psychopath, killing spree ...
Time: year 1980
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bloody, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cleaning lady, decapitation, dangerous attraction, obsession, dark humor, crime, crimes, investigation, deadly, blood ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, death, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Penance (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blood drenched terror grips the beautiful city of San Diego as mutilated bodies begin to surface. Lead Homicide Detective Mason "Nostradamus" Brannigan believes it to be the signature of methodical killer Dante: The Inferno Killer who ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, disturbing, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, blood, murder, serial murder, psychopath, violence, brutality, danger, obsession, maniac, homicidal maniac, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.7
 245
Sorrow (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple of depraved killers find themselves in a different situation when the survivor takes matters into her own hands
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: psycho, killer, escape, vengeance, serial killer, chief of police, revenge, obsession, female assassin, brutality, murder, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Don't Go to the Reunion (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scott Rantzen (Brady Simenson) is a horror movie loving misfit who is teased by the popular students in school. When a date with the very popular and very beautiful Erica Carpenter (Stephanie Leigh Rose) backfires, he feels as though his life is ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: crazy, respect, chase, vengeance, revenge, high school, pursuit, threat, crimes, maniac, violent, murder ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 57
Amuse Me (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captives find themselves at the mercy of a lunatic who dresses like a clown. He does not seem to be aware that his amusement is terrifying to the victims who are forced to participate in his games of degradation. As frightening as his lack of ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, slasher, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, evil clown, rape, murder, voyeur, masked killer, maniac, obsession, serial murder, woman in danger, violent, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 371
Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, love affair, deadly, couples, obsession, pursuit, chase, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 86
Captured (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A weekend getaway to shoot a music video turns into a nightmare for a rock'n roll band when they become the crazed obsession of an escaped convict that is purposely targeting the female lead of the band.
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, maniac, vengeance, paranoia, youth, friendship, characters killed one by one, fear, revenge, deadly, blood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Killing Angels (2021)
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
Plot: sex trafficking, death, revenge, kidnapping, violence, murder, human trafficking, chase, vengeance, criminal underworld, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Great Father (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A businessman who is trying hard to be a good father to his daughter has a run-in with malevolent policeman.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, exciting, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: serial killer, police, parent child relationship, investigation, victim, murder, psychopath, abuse, psycho, revenge, crime investigation, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Alpha Delta Zatan (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Alpha Delta Zatan is set entirely within the claustrophobic confines of a frat house, the film follows the increased paranoia between members of a fraternity as they start to disappear at the hands of a masked killer.
Style: psychotronic, slasher, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, violence, blood, death, paranormal, murder, paranormal phenomena, dormitory, maniac, psychopath, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Fear Street Part Two: 1978 (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1978, two rival groups at Camp Nightwing must band together to solve a terrifying mystery when horrors from their towns' history come alive.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, violence, brutality, revenge, death, small town, chase, obsession, fear, deadly creature, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A stressed-out police officer struggles not to give in to the paranoia that grips his small mountain town as bodies turn up after each full moon.
Style: humorous, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: werewolf, murder, serial killer, investigation, small town, killing spree, police, escape attempt, violence, loss of father, brutality, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 26K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 16K
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, woman in danger, single parent, crime, crimes, manipulation, mysterious character, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, scary, tense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, riddles and clues, serial killer, survival, investigation, danger, track down, partners against crime, crimes, murder, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Attack of the Morningside Monster (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When desecrated corpses and ritualistic symbols start appearing, the residents of Morningside, New Jeresey, are thrust into an unreal world of darkness.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, masked killer, dying woman, police officer, criminal, violence, danger, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Spill Your Guts (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two friends Dennis and Joe join the military together. While on a routine mission, the two are quickly surrounded by enemy fire. When Joe stands up in the line of fire to run, Dennis pushes him out of the way and takes a bullet in the throat. Dennis ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, rape, sexual favor, exploitation, revenge, obsession, military, woman in danger, violent, brutality, death, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 48K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, webcam, website, kidnapping, investigation, special agents, internet, torture, suicide, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, femme fatale, disguise, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, death, brutality, chase, nipples visible through clothing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Finding Randy (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an old friend's return home is disrupted by his sudden disappearance, what starts as a welcome home film becomes an unsettling search.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, found footage, violence, murder, revenge, psychopath, maniac, serial killer, brutality, danger, violent, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 1K
Choke (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lines between reality and fiction, and good and bad blur when both a nihilistic detective and a serial killer's affairs with a mysterious girl overlap.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: graphic violence, serial killer, danger, chase, death, deadly, partners, murderer, vengeance, police detective, police investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Playing with Dolls: Havoc (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: (This version of the film is Uncensored and uncut) When serial killer Havoc escapes from his prison, there is no holding back. He descends upon unsuspecting lovers in their cabin get away. The world's most brutal killer is loose and his thirst ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, disturbing, scary, tense ...
Plot: mask, cabin in the woods, masked killer, serial killer, blood, murder, maniac, psycho killer, escaped prisoner, killer, jump scare, snow ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%