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Pornography: A Thriller (2009)
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Pornography: A Thriller (2009)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A Thriller weaves together three different but curiously related stories centering on the mysterious disappearance of quintessential “boy-next-door” porn star Mark Anton.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, surreal, scary, sexual, sexy, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: gay, porn star, investigation, amateur detective, missing person, mystery, actor's life, strong sexual content, obsession, sexual relations, filmmaking, deadly, pornography, crimes, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, voyeurism, couples, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), lgbt, sex, computer, alternate reality, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Pornography: A Thriller

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, mystery, murder, investigation, law enforcement and crime mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Pornography: A Thriller: Stunts (1977), Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005), Toe Tags (2003), Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007), A Siren in the Dark (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, danger, investigation, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, who done it, stuntman, best friends, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
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100%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, private detective, dishonesty, legal, estate, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.9
 105
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, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, amateur detective, mystery, deadly, crimes, serial killer, race against time, apartment building, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: whistleblower, twins, siblings relations, deadly, amateur detective, investigation, who done it, boss and employee, murder, power relations, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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A Siren in the Dark (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Cameron, a Police Officer with psychic abilities, is called upon to interview an accused teen in hopes of finding the whereabouts of the teen's missing gay lover. His investigation immediately spirals into sordid tales of drug abuse, sexual ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: mystery, missing person, uncover truth, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, drug abuse, obsession, murder, addiction, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 603
Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, danger, murder, store, sabotage, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: erotic, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, lesbianism, serial killer, voyeurism, investigation, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, law enforcement, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, neo noir, investigation, dishonesty, obsession, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, search, private detective, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.1
 2K
Riddle (2013)
Genre: Crime, 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, mind bending, disturbing, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, small town, uncover truth, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, college, secret place, social relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Iris Effect (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Dr. Sarah Hathaway hired private eyes trying to find her missing son, the painter Thomas, who ran away from their home ten years ago after a quarrel with her. She finds a clue in a catalog of a panting exhibition in San Petersburg ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: investigation, mind game, missing person, haunted by the past, uncover truth, amateur detective, estrangement, family relations, missing child, riddles and clues, parents and children, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, usa, los angeles, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Between (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nadine, a beautiful lawyer from Chicago, travels alone to Tijuana, Mexico in search of her missing sister. Her investigation presents unsettling encounters leading her on a mind-bender as she attempts to unravel the compelling truth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, obsessive quest, missing person, riddles and clues, love affair, mind game, crimes, deadly, missing sister, truth, lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
And Never Let Her Go (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, missing person, mystery, love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rogue's Gallery (1968)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A private eye gets in trouble when he tries to help a woman in distress.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, deadly, crimes, mystery, intrigue, protagonist as suspect, heroes, dishonesty, murder, missing person, murder disguised as suicide, femme fatale ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.1
 58K
Story (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vidya Bagchi (Vidya Balan) arrives in Kolkata from London to find her missing husband Arnab Bagchi. Seven months pregnant and alone in a festive city, she begins a relentless search for her husband. With nothing to rely on except fragments from her ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: terrorism, investigation, riddles and clues, missing person, uncover truth, missing husband, search, deadly, danger, law enforcement, disappearance, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, london, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, legal, amateur detective, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: She's an avid mystery lover and bookseller, for whom crime has been comfortably confined to the pages of her favorite novels-until a real-life murder turns a weekend of fun and games into a chilling whodunit...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, writer's life, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, who done it, frame up, murder, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, supernatural ability, serial killer, voyeurism, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Thief of Time (2004)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, police detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger, mystery, society, culture clash, deadly, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, sex maniac, murder, obsession, law enforcement, track down, missing person, danger, race against time, special agents, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Murder is something to sing about when Mystery Woman Samantha Kinsey-an expert in pulp fiction, and increasingly proficient when it comes to real-life crime-untangles a record-breaking murder. Mystery Woman bookshop owner, Samantha Kinsey, has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, police investigation, murder, music band, who done it, deadly, riddles and clues, private detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
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The Victim (2006)
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, psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, supernatural, psychopath, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: police detective, investigation, secret identity, mystery, amateur detective, missing person, danger, friendship, deadly, crimes, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shock to the System (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay detective tries to solve the murder of a college student.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: gay, murder, private investigator, group therapy, suicide, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, mysterious character, crimes, coming out, track down ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.2
 406
Gunn (1967)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn (Craig Stevens) to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, gangsters, fighting crime, deadly, graphic violence, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, dancer's life, tough law enforcer, mystery, serial killer, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 22K
In the Cut (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, France, 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: twists and turns, serious, rough, erotic, suspense ...
Plot: eroticism, police investigation, police detective, strong sexual content, crime, crimes, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, serial killer, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 565
Flourish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tutor recounts a frantic night that culminated in a 16-year old girl's disappearance. Unfolding in front of a video camera direct from a psychiatric ward, Gaby Winters (Jennifer Morrison) recalls a dreadful babysitting job that sent her on a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, disappearance, investigation, abduction, teenage life, eccentric family, youth, mind game, crimes, who done it, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Carnal Innocence (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A famous violinist Caroline Waverly returns to her home town. A killer is on the streets, and Caroline may be a target for murder.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, womanizer, crimes, deadly, father son relationship, murder, female protagonist, brother brother relationship, dead woman, teenager, swimsuit, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 356
The Apostate (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: A man of the cloth finds his faith challenged both by the death of one of his closest relatives and the aftermath of the crime in this thriller. When a man is murdered under mysterious circumstances, his brother, a Catholic priest (Richard Grieco), ...
Style: bleak, tense, mind bending, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, art, priest, obsession, investigation, law enforcement, amateur detective, deadly, clergy, hidden identity, murder, sin ...
Time: 90s
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: obsession, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, murder, insomnia, anniversary, death of son, gays and lesbians, in the woods, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%