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, enigmatic, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: murder, investigation, stripper, serial killer, undercover, working undercover, amateur detective, uncover truth, vengeance, rivalry, sister sister relationship, loss of sister, woman with a gun, female protagonist, strip club, ghost, supernatural, crimes, mystery, graphic violence, who done it, dealing with death, psychopath, striptease, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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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 tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, mystery, investigation, danger and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like After Midnight: Fear (1990), Imago mortis (2009), Assumed Killer (2013), Awakened (2013), McBride: Dogged (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 1K
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: slasher, tense, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, carnival, strip club, killer, police, psychic, clairvoyant, amusement park, police investigation, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: south carolina, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 873
Imago mortis (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: They say that in 1600s, long before the invention of photography, a scientist named Fumagalli, was obsessed with the idea of reproducing images. He discovered that by killing a victim and removing his eyeballs it was possible to reproduce on paper ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, enigmatic, wild
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, supernatural, haunted by the past, ghost, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, murder, serial killer, ancient mystery, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 3.6
 456
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, amateur detective, crimes, uncover truth, lifetime, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 3.5
 459
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, twists and turns, small town, small town life, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, courtroom drama, legal investigation, riddles and clues, dedicated lawyer, legal, partners, murder mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, private detective, investigation, mind game, psychopath, murder, rivalry, who done it, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, clergy, society, crimes, youth, dishonesty, lifetime, teenager, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
 370
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, politician, uncover truth, life is a bitch, investigation, police corruption, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, partners against crime, crimes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, mystery, haunted by the past, lifetime, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, murder, supernatural, life is a bitch, legal, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, abduction, police detective, crimes, graphic violence, isolation, captivity, woman in danger, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.8
 242
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, homicide detective, race against time, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, who done it, murder, tough heroes, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.4
 130
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, amateur detective, crimes, race against time, mystery, apartment building, female nudity, sex, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, martial arts, stripper, violence, surrealism, medieval, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 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: mind bending, disturbing, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, investigation, small town, amateur detective, mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, social relations, riddles and clues, secret place, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, hidden camera, murder, family in danger, mind game, isolation, psychopath, confined, manipulation, family secret, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 870
Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, psychopath, haunted by the past, police investigation, vengeance, animal life, law enforcement, mystery, obsessive quest, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, usa, alaska, san francisco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 750
Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, prison, murder, supernatural, rivalry, confined, crimes, investigation, police detective, violence, paranormal, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.9
 328
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, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, intrigue, twists and turns, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, criminal, woman with a gun, lifetime, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, midlife crisis, mystery, investigation, crimes, doctors and patients, therapist, car accident, police, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 721
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, serial killer, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, lifetime, strong female presence, deadly, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 182
The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, hotshot lawyer, who done it, courtroom drama, social differences, injustice, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.5
 565
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, survival, crimes, psychopath, murder, violence, diner, small town, farm, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, ghost story, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, woman in danger, investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, supernatural ability, suicide, attempted murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 429
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
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: suspense, scary, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, murder, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, empire, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 1K
The Sitter (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: psychological, suspense, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, nanny, mystery, mind game, family problems, family relations, crimes, crumbling marriage, rivalry, female psychopath, murder, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, husband murders wife, pregnancy, false accusation, courtroom drama, missing person, protagonist as suspect, mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, infidelity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation, hostage ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%