Movies like After Midnight 2014

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After Midnight (2014)
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After Midnight (2014)
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: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: stripper, murder, serial killer, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, working undercover, crimes, deadly, undercover, ghost, dealing with death, vengeance, rivalry, supernatural, female nudity, psychopath, striptease, sister sister relationship, paranoia, threat, strip club, female killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to After Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, mystery, investigation, serial killer and uncover truth mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like After Midnight: McBride: Dogged (2007), Fear (1990), Assumed Killer (2013), Megachurch Murder (2015), While the Children Sleep (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
McBride: Dogged (2007)
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: murder, mystery, dedicated lawyer, investigation, crimes, legal, legal investigation, courtroom drama, riddles and clues, deadly, text message, latex gloves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 865
Fear (1990)
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: murder, serial killer, police, psychic, psychopath, amateur detective, amusement park, strip club, knife, clairvoyant, ferris wheel, carnival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.6
 320
Assumed Killer (2013)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, journalism, murder, danger, deadly, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, clergy, investigation, uncover truth, religions or cults, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, amateur detective, dealing with death, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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While the Children Sleep (2007)
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, slasher, mystery, crumbling marriage, mind game, psychopath, crimes, deadly, family problems, rivalry, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 3K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, ghost, woman in danger, haunted house, danger, deadly, supernatural, haunted by the past, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.6
 90
Toe Tags (2003)
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, amateur detective, investigation, race against time, woman kills woman, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005)
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, voyeurism, crimes, amateur detective, serial killer, mystery, investigation, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.5
 338
Pendulum (2001)
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, lesbian, politician, serial killer, partners against crime, crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.2
 2K
Riddle (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly & Nathan Teller live in a small town in Pennsylvania. Holly is on the cheerleading team and has a close relationship with her younger brother Nathan, who is subjected to bullying at school. Nathan is taken for a car ride one day by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: small town, missing person, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, uncover truth, mental institution, small town life, under the surface, crimes, riddles and clues, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, tense, psychological
Plot: ghost, dedicated lawyer, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural romance, afterlife, haunted by the past, crimes, legal, supernatural, investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 366
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, who done it, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dealing with death, investigation, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.9
 513
Mysteria (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician's wife. The surrounding events ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mystery, protagonist as suspect, neo noir, writer's life, hollywood, artists and showbiz, deadly, police investigation, losing-it hero, down on your luck, murder, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, mystery, crimes, investigation, track down, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, deadly, foster home, distorted voice, child abduction
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 209
Murder Eleven (2013)
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, homicide detective, race against time, crime, murder, mystery, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007)
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: whistleblower, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, murder, crimes, deadly, twins, boss and employee, siblings relations, who done it, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Messages Deleted (2010)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: answering machine, murder, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, frame up, crimes, deadly, writer's life, vengeance, screenwriter, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mystery, amateur detective, estate, private detective, crime, investigation, manipulations, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004)
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: murder, pregnancy, legal investigation, crime, uncover truth, courtroom drama, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 517
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, mystery, haunted house, ghost, estate, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, starting over, uncover truth, haunted by the past, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Under the Salt (2008)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mortician, gory, small town, social misfits, mystery, who done it, deadly, police investigation, uncover truth, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Dream of Murder (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out shrink willing to risk her marriage, her career and her entire ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, midlife crisis, murder, crimes, deadly, mystery, investigation, doctors and patients, power relations, strangulation, death, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lies Between Friends (2010)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, reunion, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, crimes, friends, uncover truth, deadly, falling off a roof, reunited friends, bed and breakfast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.8
 188
Ties That Bind (2010)
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, danger, amateur detective, intrigue, woman in danger, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 38K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: murder, missing person, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, morgue, infidelity, haunted by the past, love, revenge, adultery, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 295
Listen (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young woman thinks one of her neighbors in her apartment building is a serial killer and begins to suspect both her current boyfriend and former girlfriend of being the killer.
Style: serious, erotic, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, sexual relations, apartment, murder, crime, voyeurism, who done it, breakup, mystery, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, amateur detective, mind game, crime, mystery, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, psychological
Plot: serial killer, murder, mysterious character, crime, protagonist as suspect, small town, mystery, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, school, mystery, uncover truth, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, ghost, chase, student life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 921
Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, tv reporter, cannibalism, murder, gory, small town, psychopath, crimes, deadly, mystery, investigation, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%