Movies and TV shows like Mindhunter

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Mindhunter (2017)
 8.5
 119K
Mindhunter (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Style: psycho film, bleak, idiotic
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, psychology, killings, fbi, fbi agent, criminal psychologist, rapist, island, exam, trap, acid, prison, lgbt, murder, interview, police, travel, serial murder

Most similar movies to Mindhunter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder and serial killer mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mindhunter: Se7en (1995), The Following (2013), True Detective (2014), The Frozen Ground (2013), The Silence of the Lambs (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, crime, police investigation, investigation, killings, crimes, torture, insanity, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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100%
 7.5
 80K
The Following (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, fbi, mind game, killings, police investigation, crimes, special agents, cult, violence, good versus evil, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
 9.0
 431K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: clever, bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, who done it, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, kidnapping, hunting, psychopath, pimp, drug overdose, strip club, winter, prostitute, confession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: alaska, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, murder, crime, cannibalism, killings, deadly, special agents, profiler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: virginia, maryland, usa, washington d.c., ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 230K
Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, cannibalism, split personality, murder, deadly, reporter, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, atlanta georgia, washington d.c., florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 63K
The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, female detective, forensics, law enforcement, victim, crimes, policewoman, evidence, coworker, psychological thriller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 590K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, hidden identity, crimes, vigilantism, crime, forensics, corpse, right and wrong, police station, police detective, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, true crime, mind game, crime, uncover truth, chases and races, who done it, legal, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, seattle, colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 10K
Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, missing person, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, police, interrogation, nickname, drugs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, psychopath, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, courtroom drama, death row, law enforcement, anniversary, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1965, year 1964 ...
Place: england, europe, manchester england, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, deadly, track down, family life, chases and races, crime, hostages, riddles and clues, crimes, confined, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 571
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: rough, offbeat, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police detective, baseball, crime, who done it, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 24K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, police detective, psychopath, legal, deadly, crimes, crime, law enforcement, obsession, investigation, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 9.0
 265K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, captivating, atmospheric, witty, clever ...
Plot: small town, police investigation, crimes, crime, killings, psychopath, small town life, law enforcement, americana, crime gone awry, sheriff, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: mind bending, sexual, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, danger, woman in danger, phone sex, crimes, life is a bitch, mystery, alcohol abuse, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 1K
The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, psychological, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, life is a bitch, crimes, track down, woman in danger, deadly, violence, brutality, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.9
 954
Touching Evil (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving an almost-fatal gunshot wound to the head, Detective David Creegan is assigned to the FBI's Organized and Serial Crime Unit – a rapid-response, elite crime ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: track down, lifesaver, partners against crime, police investigation, murder investigation, special agents, crimes, danger, law enforcement, chases and races, hunt down, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 103K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, multiple suspects, talented, crimes, law enforcement, unlikely relationship, cruelty, partners, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, chases and races, crime, tough law enforcer, who done it, gory, deadly, riddles and clues, crimes, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 161
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, danger, crimes, psychopath, dangerous attraction, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, strangulation, manhunt, deadly, notoriety, child abuse, psychopath, crimes, chases and races, hapless, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.6
 16K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: stalking, crimes, lapd, danger, crime investigation, obsession, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, stalker, name calling, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
To Catch a Killer (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: "To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.
Style: rough, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, psychopath, investigation, murder, sadist, handcuffs, special agents, teenage life, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi, one of the two serial rapists and killers who terrorized the Los Angeles area in the late 1970s, is giving police station interviews to psychiatrist Samantha Stone, who has disquieting lifestyle issues of her own. It falls to her to ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, hollywood, party, jealousy, interrogation, police corruption, mental illness, rivalry, law enforcement, mind game ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, split personality, police detective, strangulation, double life, mind game, police investigation, investigation, crime, mental illness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, scary, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, hunt down, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, murder investigation, british
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Detective Inspector Irene Huss: The Torso (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a beach in Gothenburg found parts of a dismembered man's body. The only thing that is going on, a tattoo on the torso. Irene Huss find a similar previous cases that will take her to Copenhagen, where she is forced to look for a friend's ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, law enforcement, crimes, crime, victim, deadly, police investigation, blood, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 393
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, haunted by the past, police detective, police investigation, serial killer, vigilantism, hitman, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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