Movies like After Midnight 2014

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After Midnight
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When an exotic dancer is murdered at a seedy strip club, her sister Constance, a TV newscaster, goes undercover to find the killer. While working at the club, she quickly realizes that everyone is a suspect and that other dancers are being targeted. She must work fast to find the killer to seek her revenge before she becomes the next target.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, investigation, uncover truth, murder, who done it, working undercover, stripper, crimes, serial killer, deadly, undercover, ghost, dealing with death, vengeance, rivalry, supernatural, loss of sister, striptease, loss, villainess, warning, strip club, threat, suffocation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to After Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, mystery, investigation, serial killer and who done it mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like After Midnight: McBride: Dogged (2007), Assumed Killer (2013), Hangman's Curse (2003), Fear (1990), Under the Salt (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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McBride: Dogged
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mystery, dedicated lawyer, investigation, murder, crimes, legal, legal investigation, courtroom drama, riddles and clues, deadly, sunglasses, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, crime, uncover truth, courtroom drama, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   72%
 
 3.6
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Assumed Killer
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, serial killer, amateur detective, memory loss, journalism, murder, danger, deadly, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   76%
 
Hangman's Curse
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, ghost, mystery, serial killer, school, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game, curses spells and rituals, secret mission, urban legend, bullying ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
 6.2
 865
Fear
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Ally Sheedy helps police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. Then she discovers a murderer with the same talent - who wants to share the fear of his victims with her!
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, amateur detective, supernatural ability, mystery, witnessing a crime, mind game, stalking, psychopath, psychic, police, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   71%
 
Under the Salt
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A series of murders leads Commander Trujillo to Santa Rosa de la Sal a town close to a salt mine, where he meets Victor Zepeda - a lonely teenager who works in his father's funeral home and spends his free time making crude animated horror ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, small town, social misfits, murder, mystery, who done it, deadly, police investigation, uncover truth, violence spree, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
Mystery Woman: Snapshot
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: estate, mystery, amateur detective, private detective, crime, investigation, manipulations, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
 5.7
 587
The Victim
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting, an actress for murder illustration is hired to simulate a real-life murder case of Min, a former Miss Thailand who was brutally killed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, witnessing a crime, mystery, mind game, murder, police investigation, false accusation, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
A Killer Upstairs
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, mystery, infidelity, crime, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, amateur detective, murder, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 7.1
 3K
Happy Town
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: offbeat, twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town, crime, investigation, small town life, who done it, mystery, crimes, social relations, uncover truth, kidnapping, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
Do You Like Hitchcock?
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1990, as a boy, Giulio was chased through the woods by two women after spying on them practicing witchcraft. Now a young film student in Turin, he watches his neighbors in the flats across from his third floor apartment, especially Sasha when ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: murder, amateur detective, serial killer, mystery, investigation, obsession, voyeurism, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
 4.8
 188
Ties That Bind
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mystery, investigation, crimes, danger, amateur detective, murder, intrigue, woman in danger, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, escort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Try to Remember
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, mystery, partners against crime, vengeance, crime, murder, small town, small town life, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
In the Electric Mist
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, serial killer, crime, murder mystery, investigation, special agents, corruption, justice, adaptation, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
The Rosary Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, clergy, crime, protagonist as suspect, church, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mind game, moral dilemma, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
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Retribution
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, investigation, mind game, murder, track down, uncover truth, obsession, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: DNA evidence and camera footage places a corrupt CEO as the prime suspect in the murder of a company whistle-blower, but Jane Doe believes the real killer may be a twin sibling.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, twins, boss and employee, siblings relations, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 5.9
 15K
Haunter
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, time loop, afterlife, supernatural, ghost, serial killer, ghosts, mystery, rescue, family, twists & turns, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 1985
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
 4.5
 338
Pendulum
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The nature and lure of power: in Dallas, a councilman is on trial for corruption, the D.A. is running for the US Senate, a serial killer is slashing prostitutes, and a professor is murdered. Amanda Reeve is assigned to investigate the law-school ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, lesbian, politician, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
 4.8
 1K
Eternal
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: serious, sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, serial killer, mystery, supernatural ability, investigation, manipulations, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, murder, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 5.1
 2K
Solstorm
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While in a party promoted by her chief and friend Måns Wenngren, the fiscal attorney, Rebecka Martinsson, receives a call from her former sister-in-law, Sanna Strandgård, telling that her brother and preacher Viktor was murdered, stabbed and with ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: clergy, legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, religions or cults, crimes, dedicated lawyer, investigation, haunted by the past, woman in danger, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
While the Children Sleep
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prosperous couple find the perfect live-in nanny but soon discover she intends to do her job to deadly perfection.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: nanny, serial killer, mystery, slasher, crumbling marriage, mind game, psychopath, crimes, deadly, family problems, rivalry, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 6.0
 58K
Dream House
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, haunted house, murder, supernatural, investigation, memory loss, plot twist, amnesia, family in danger, twists & turns, murder mystery, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
Lies Between Friends
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen years after graduation, a group of college friends convenes one weekend for a bridal shower for one of their own. The principal character, Joss (Gabrielle Anwar), and her freshman year roommate and best friend in college, Cait (Thea Gill), ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, investigation, crimes, friends, murder, uncover truth, reunion, deadly, handyman, group of friends, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 3.6
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Toe Tags
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, amateur detective, investigation, race against time, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
 4.1
 209
Murder Eleven
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose on the streets of Atlantic City. His ten victims are prostitutes, his methods are ruthless and yet his motives are unknown. Two embattled homicide detectives, Mayfield and Jesse, are in a race against time to catch this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, crime, murder, mystery, who done it, police investigation, crimes, homicide detective, deadly, law enforcement, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
 7.3
 653
City Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, school, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
Shock to the System
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay detective tries to solve the murder of a college student.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, gays and lesbians, crime, mysterious character, private detective, investigation, murder, coming out, gay couple, private investigator, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Messages Deleted
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: protagonist as suspect, serial killer, frame up, crimes, deadly, murder, answering machine, writer's life, vengeance, mystery, screenwriter, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
 5.3
 20K
In the Cut
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City--as if to test the limits of her own safety--propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly ...
Style: erotic, sexual, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, strong sexual content, murder, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, violence, pornography, sex, investigation, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
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