Movies like The Passengers

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The Passengers (1977)
 6.5
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The Passengers (1977)
Original name: Les Passagers
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, road movie, tense, psychological
Plot: murder, truck, crimes, on the road, danger, killer, deadly, school, investigation, obsessive quest, on the run, stalking, terrorism, parents and children, psychopath, chases and races, road trip, female nudity, boy, car chase, police investigation, man boy relationship, bonding, driving, being followed ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, italy

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Most similar movies to The Passengers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, danger, psychopath, dishonesty and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Passengers: Blind Witness (1989), My Daughter's Keeper (1991), American Perfect (1997), Night Drive (1977), Dead Cert (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, fighting the system, crime, police investigation, girlfriend, disappearance, abuse, activist, amateur detective, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, death row ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 159
Blind Witness (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Woman is trapped in her home with her husband's killers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: murder, slasher, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal heroes, dealing with death, stalking, track down, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
My Daughter's Keeper (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, scary ...
Plot: nanny, investigation, obsession, infidelity, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, couples, journalism, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
American Perfect (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: on the road, desert, serial killer, murder, psychopath, crime, chase, on the run, woman in danger, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 371
Night Drive (1977)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A housewife is stalked by a psycho after she sees him a murder a highway patrol officer.
Style: road movie, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalker, on the road, stalking, murder, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, witness, crime, danger, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.1
 155
Dead Cert (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As a surprise, two horse owners decide to ride their animals themselves in a steeplechase. But Bill Davidson's horse "Admiral" behaves weirdly, and falls hard after an obstacle. Bill dies from his injuries. His friend Alan York ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, best friends, mystery, gang, investigation, destiny, gambling, animal life, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 911
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: uncover truth, crimes, danger, dishonesty, family relations, hidden identity, single parent, investigation, moral dilemma, parents and children, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.1
 802
Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: stalking, car chase, on the road, college, chases and races, danger, chase, college life, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, danger, couples, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, marriage crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 7K
The Butcher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, small town, butcher, opposites attract, psychopath, mystery, obsession, couple relations, vietnam veteran, province, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 2K
The Bomber (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and why is Christina murdered? The police desperately seek for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: deadly, media, contests and competitions, journalism, terrorism, crimes, danger, rivalry, female protagonist, bomb, psychopath, newspaper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 419
I Am What I Am (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bernard meets Jane in a Night Club, in London, and he likes her. Her father was killed in a car accident, but Jane thinks he has been killed because he was blackmailed for a picture of his second wife, Jane's mother in law. In the same Night ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: blackmailer, murder, voyeurism, couples, on the run, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, danger, investigation, who done it, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mad Enough to Kill (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A girl from an asylum is engaged as nurse to a small, spoiled orphan boy, whose uncle has evil designs on him, and who hopes to kill him and cast the blame on the girl.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, confined, crimes, danger, family relations, nanny, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, media, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Few Days in September (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Portugal
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 1 September 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, whom he abandoned ten years before. Irène, a French agent who used to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: political intrigue, secret agents, terrorism, track down, undercover, espionage, parents and children, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, venice, italy, dubai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, violence, sex, high school, love affair, teenager, romance, crimes, crime, mystery, deadly, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Butterfly on the Shoulder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a stopover in Barcelona, Fériaud Roland discovers a corpse in the hotel room next door. He wakes up in a strange clinic without remembering who brought him there. The doctor insists he hallucinated, but it's not long before he obtains ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, neo noir, investigation, mind game, on the run, false accusation, injustice, criminal heroes, confined, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 1K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: psychopath, domestic disturbance, family in danger, danger, deadly, stalking, family in crisis, family problems, basement, police, stalker, tied feet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, femme fatale, mentally unstable, police detective, addiction, resort, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, south of france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.2
 60
Playback (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A detective must uncover the truth behind the death of his daughter. But the truth hits close to home.
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: strong sexual content, investigation, sexual relations, death in the family, murder, estrangement, crimes, deadly, parents and children, riddles and clues, danger, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, hidden identity, gory, crumbling marriage, mind game, stalking, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, roommate, woman in danger, murder, danger, mentally unstable, friendship, workplace intrigue, deadly, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 341
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: serial killer, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, obsession, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, murder, manipulations, woman in danger, uncover truth, danger, dishonesty, haunted by the past, crimes, abuse, deadly, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 2K
Intensity (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Chyna Shepherd is a twenty-six-year-old psychology student who survived an extremely troubled past. While visiting Laura Templeton's house, a farm in the Napa Valley. A serial killer named Edgler Foreman Vess breaks into the house, killing ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, captivity, chase, gas station, farm, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 758
The Teacher (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 18-year-old Sean's first summer after completing high school is much spent with 28-year-old teacher Diane, who's husband is too often motorcycle-racing instead of with her. Wacko Ralph also has "the hots" for Diane; and it ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, psychopath, voyeur, shower, high school student, police investigation, teacher, teenager, stalking, college life, college, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Contaminated Man (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this science fiction thriller, David Whitman (William Hurt) is a chemist who lost his wife and child in a freak accident and is trying to rebuild his life on his own. While doing research, Whitman discovers a series of mysterious deaths that seem ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Plot: investigation, race against time, terrorism, track down, uncover truth, plague, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dealing with death, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, dealing with death, vengeance, crime, death in the family, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, femme fatale, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Cold Light of Day (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A troubled detective befriends a single woman and her daughter with the intention of using them as bait for a serial killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, child abuse, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, obsessive quest, police corruption, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Massacre at Central High (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maimed by bullies at a California high school, a new student (Derrel Maury) engineers acts of revenge.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: high school, murder, revenge, gang, prank, dead teenager, vengeance, school, exchange student, teenage life, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, serious, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, couple relations, crime, psychotic, fall in love, mystery, love and romance, romance, couples, amateur detective, mentally unstable, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%