Movies like Small Town Crime

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Small Town Crime (2017)
 6.6
 11K
Small Town Crime (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mike Kendall, a disgraced ex-cop, is fighting a losing battle with the bottle. When he finds a woman left for dead at the side of a road, Kendall turns private eye to track down her killers, taking one last shot at redemption.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful
Plot: alcoholic, redemption, investigation, ex-cop, voyeurism, murder, crimes, violence, family, death, life is a bitch, society, disorder, private investigation, prostitution, prostitute, blonde, private detective, voyeur, private investigator, blackmail, police officer killed, riding a bicycle, danger, girl in panties ...
Place: utah

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Most similar movies to Small Town Crime

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, serious and realistic films with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, danger, deadly, mystery and life is a bitch mostly in Crime, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Small Town Crime: Pendulum (2001), The Perfect Student (2011), Saving Zoë (2019), The Poison Rose (2019), The Killing Game (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, uncover truth, life is a bitch, investigation, police corruption, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, partners against crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, courtroom, police, investigation, amateur detective, college, dishonesty, police interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.4
 2K
Saving Zoë (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Echo must deal with the regular dramas of high school, in addition to grappling with the murder of her older sister, Zoë. But when Echo receives a diary from Zoë's boyfriend, she begins to untangle the secret life her sister lived.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, murder mystery, damsel in distress, friendship, brutality, investigation, life is a bitch, youth, disorder, society, fight, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Poison Rose (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.
Style: neo noir, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, gambler, investigation, alcoholic, missing woman, father daughter relationship, friendship, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, dishonesty, society ...
Time: year 1978
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, mystery, haunted by the past, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, child abduction, foster home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.3
 2K
Deepwater (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: disorder, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, mystery, haunted by the past, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, investigation, murder, farm, crimes, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, reward, homicidal maniac, killing spree, murder mystery, uncover truth, psycho killer, murder, crimes, police, murderer, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.1
 11K
Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, intelligence, riddles and clues, murder mystery, crime scene, death, murder, friendship, loner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.3
 17K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tricky ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, woman in danger, single parent, crimes, manipulation, mind game, mysterious character, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Last Hours in Suburbia (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Grace is accused of playing a role in a deadly accident, her best friend reaches out from beyond the grave to unveil the truth behind what happened.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, investigation, false accusation, uncover truth, mystery, best friends, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, accident, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 25K
Klute (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. Detective John Klute is hired to follow Daniel, and eventually begins a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: prostitute, missing person, pimp, obsession, investigation, private detective, murder, conspiracy, psychopath, stalking, mystery, perversity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.3
 1K
Ebar Shabor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A very much experienced police detective Mr. Shabor Dasgupta (Actor-Saswata Chatterjee) is assigned to do the task of solving the mystery of the murder of Mitali Ghosh (Actress-Swastika Mukherjee),who is a woman with a messy past life, who was ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder, murder mystery, murder victim, investigation, murder investigation, death, police officer, law enforcement, mystery, rivalry, uncover truth, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.8
 8K
Small Crimes (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A disgraced former cop, fresh off a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder - returns home looking for redemption but winds up trapped in the mess he left behind.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, serious
Plot: prison, disorder, crimes, murder, violence, life is a bitch, bondage, fighting crime, ex-cop, redemption, disgraced, released from prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rapist, false accusation, legal, investigation, serial killer, infidelity, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, mind game, obsession, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.8
 399
Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family in danger, investigation, crimes, murder, couples, dishonesty, uncover truth, love affair, sociopath, obsession, relationship problems, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.8
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Kill Kane (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A teacher's world is torn apart when his wife and children are brutally murdered at the hands of a ruthless gang. Left for dead and with no one to turn to, he takes matters into his own hands and hits the streets in search of justice.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, revenge, teacher, investigator, gang, murder investigation, violence, vengeance, uncover truth, who done it, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, life is a bitch, woman in danger, law enforcement, gangsters, private detective, investigation, prostitute, crimes, who done it, murder, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 3K
Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, family, rivalry, family relations, society, escapades, debt, violence, murder, police, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Six Sex Scenes and a Murder (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nick's made poor choices professionally and personally. A man feared and envied by many, he's lived a life seduced by crime, money, beautiful women, and burlesque. Now he wants out and he's got 24 hours to find an exit. He's ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, who done it, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement, frame up, save the day, rivalry, criminal, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Shot in the Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: AND YOU'RE TO BLAME! Honey, you give love a bad name. (The story of a man coming to terms with the sins and secrets of his notorious brother and, in the process, exploring the legacy of violence in his own family.)
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, death row, courtroom drama, dysfunctional family, prison, prison life, tragic hero, parents and children, mormon, redemption, haunted by the past, price of justice ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.8
 2K
Snapdragon (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An erotic amnesiac lures a police psychologist into a world of lust and danger.
Style: erotic, realistic, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, seduction, murder, serial killer, police, law enforcement, investigation, who done it, killed during sex, crimes, power relations, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.6
 15K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, depressing ...
Plot: investigation, murder, missing person, uncover truth, newspaper, life is a bitch, family relations, prostitute, forensics, mystery, vandalism, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Killing Angels (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, human trafficking, revenge, violence, murder, death, kidnapping, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, criminal underworld, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.9
 19K
The Dry (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.
Style: surprise ending, tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, investigation, murder investigation, death, violence, family relations, australian, police, suicide attempt, male female relationship, elderly man ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.2
 127
Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, rivalry, college, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Los Angeles private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by paroled convict Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend Velma, former seedy nightclub dancer.
Style: neo noir, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, who done it, suspicion of murder, ransom, crime boss ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1941
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
 2K
Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, crimes, serial killer, incompetent police, fighting crime, police investigation, injustice, law enforcement, dishonesty, woman in danger, police corruption, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Good Mistress (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman's one-night stand turns out to be her friend's husband, and a local political candidate.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, murder, mystery, alcohol abuse, legal, addiction, investigation, suspicion of murder, rivalry, political candidate, crumbling marriage, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Rosary Murders (1987)
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: serious, atmospheric, bleak, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, moral dilemma, church, haunted by the past, clergy, uncover truth, legal, investigation, mystery, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.6
 266K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, tense, disturbing, neo noir, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, pedophile, disappearance, missing child, life is a bitch, private detective, tragic event, death, kidnapped child, crimes, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%