Movies like The Passengers

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The Passengers (1977)
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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: scary, psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie
Plot: murder, truck, school, crimes, on the road, investigation, psychopath, terrorism, parents and children, stalking, on the run, obsessive quest, danger, chases and races, deadly, killer, road trip, female nudity, boy, car chase, police investigation, man boy relationship, bonding, driving, being followed ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, france

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Most similar movies to The Passengers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, murder, psychopath, crime and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Passengers: Blind Witness (1989), American Perfect (1997), My Daughter's Keeper (1991), Night Drive (1977), Blood and Ties (2013). 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, fugitives, crime, domestic disturbance, chases and races, celebrity culture, destructive relationship, courtroom drama, society, death row ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, deadly, track down, slasher, psychopath, disability, law enforcement, danger, stalking, woman in danger, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, psychopath, desert, on the road, serial killer, obsession, danger, woman in danger, deadly, obsessive quest, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: psychological, sexual, sexy, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, infidelity, psychopath, kidnapping, investigation, nanny, family problems, couples, dishonesty, danger, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 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, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalker, stalking, murder, on the road, psychopath, woman in danger, danger, crimes, confined, crime, chases and races, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, colorado, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: uncover truth, murder, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, moral dilemma, investigation, parents and children, life turned upside down, crimes, single parent, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: car chase, stalking, college life, crimes, chases and races, out of the way, college, chase, rivalry, psychopath, on the road, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, small town, opposites attract, psychopath, butcher, obsession, mystery, investigation, small town life, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, murder, psychopath, roommate, woman in danger, crimes, workplace intrigue, mentally unstable, deadly, danger, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, contests and competitions, rivalry, deadly, danger, media, journalism, terrorism, sex on table, tabloid, psychopath, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sexual, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, crimes, obsession, danger, couple relations, dangerous attraction, couples, dishonesty, deadly, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: realistic, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, best friends, destiny, bookies, animal life, dishonesty, deadly, danger, gambling, rivalry, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, mind game, stalking, family in danger, danger, obsession, murder, dysfunctional family, couples, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: psychopath, deadly, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, family in danger, danger, stalking, family problems, stun gun, stalker, basement, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: sexy, sexual, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, blackmailer, couples, on the run, danger, fall in love, deadly, dishonesty, mate swapping, who done it, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ 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: psychological, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, high school, sex, violence, couples, love affair, dishonesty, deadly, woman in danger, danger, dangerous attraction, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, criminal psychologist, woman in danger, danger, deadly, psychopath, kidnapping, rivalry, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual relations, parents and children, riddles and clues, estrangement, family relations, crimes, strong sexual content, family problems, death in the family, deadly, investigation, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 1K
Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, factory, isolation, zombie, stalking, danger, uncover truth, crimes, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, psychopath, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: mind bending, psychological, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, child abuse, dishonesty, deadly, obsessive quest, law enforcement, bait, psychopath, police corruption, mystery, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense
Plot: plague, investigation, race against time, journalism, terrorism, danger, death in the family, deadly, track down, on the run, chases and races, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 666
Captive (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, based on true events, serious
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, crimes, captivity, danger, rescue, hostage, murder, journalist, religion, muslim, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, espionage, terrorism, danger, dishonesty, track down, deadly, 9/11, parents and children, chases and races, secret agents, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, italy, france, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Blacktop (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a fight with her boyfriend (Lochlyn Munro), a woman (Kristin Davis) unknowingly accepts a ride from a psychopath (Meat Loaf Aday).
Style: rough, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, car chase, bar, missing person, voyeur, road trip, serial killer, mentally unstable, rescue, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, sexual, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, psychopath, stalking, teenager, teacher, shower, voyeur, police investigation, high school student, high school, mentally unstable, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, revenge, vengeance, couples, dishonesty, deadly, family problems, death in the family, femme fatale, crimes, dealing with death, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, danger, stalking, obsession, mentally unstable, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: mind bending, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, chases and races, crime, crimes, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, city life, couple relations, gory, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, architect, voyeur, chases and races, manipulations, uncover truth, mystery, dangerous attraction, deadly, crimes, who done it, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, danger, witnessing a crime, changing the past or future, mystery, crime, who done it, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%