Movies like First Reformed

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First Reformed (2017)
 7.1
 40K
First Reformed (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: church, priest, minister, environment, pastor, climate change, environmentalism, faith, reverend, religion, corruption, cancer, barbed wire, church choir, tragedy, uncover truth, alcoholic, abortion, funeral, diary, morality, widow, cremation, explosive, religious ...
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and suspense films with plots about murder, investigation, storytelling, mystery, twists & turns, police investigation and death mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like First Reformed: The Woman in the Fifth (2011), Obsession (1976), Affliction (1997), Extreme Measures (1996), Gone Girl (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman in the Fifth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American writer moves to Paris to be closer to his daughter and finds himself falling immediately on hard times.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, theft, waitress, widow, estrangement, mysterious character, power relations, artists and showbiz, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship, stuffed toy, translator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 8K
Obsession (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: ransom, obsession, kidnapping, dangerous attraction, crimes, couple relations, mistaken identity, chase, disorder, haunted by the past, rescue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1959, 1950s, year 1975
Place: usa, italy, los angeles, europe, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 14K
Affliction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in his slowly disintegrating mentally.
Style: bleak, rough, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, small town life, dysfunctional family, murder, machismo, arson, halloween, domestic violence, abusive father, snow, sheriff, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Extreme Measures (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads Luthan to the door of the eminent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hospital, investigation, medical research, doctor, doctors and patients, uncover truth, cure, deadly, morgue, homeless man, doctor patient relationship, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 8.1
 775K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, mystery, police investigation, femme fatale, investigation, manipulation, disappearance, missing wife, murder mystery, adultery, infidelity, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.3
 12K
Exposed (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After witnessing a miracle, a young Latina woman experiences strange things as a police detective searches for the truth behind his partner's death.
Style: tense, suspense, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, illegal drugs, murder investigation, police, murder, investigator, evidence, husband wife relationship, deception, manslaughter, angel, subway ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, guilt, police brutality, deception, undercover cop, undercover, betrayal, murder, racial slur, working undercover, violence, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA, China, Kenya
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: aids, corruption, murder, death, investigation, cover up, political corruption, uncover truth, diplomat, fighting the system, obsession, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa, sudan, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.7
 34K
Regression (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: satanic cult, memory loss, nightmare, hospital, sexual abuse, cemetery, police officer, investigation, false accusation, psychiatrist, paranoia, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 5K
The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Isle Of Man
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, investigation, politics, hypocrisy, state affairs, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, lobbyist, husband wife relationship, gay ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, mystery, investigation, social relations, life is a bitch, crimes, teenage life, society, danger, dishonesty, small town life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 55K
True Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: journalist, uncover truth, prison, moral dilemma, police investigation, criminal heroes, crimes, journalism, prison visit, unlikely partners, accused of murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 319K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Plot: mind game, mystery, uncover truth, life turned upside down, disorder, manipulation, businessman, psychology, game, surveillance, scheme, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
American Gigolo (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: gigolo, cheating wife, pimp, murder, frame up, crime, redemption, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch, false accusation, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 12K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, mystery, crime, danger, crimes, legal, court, courtroom drama, beach house, heiress ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: country house, danger, family problems, mystery, crimes, teenage girl, murder, hospital, horse, haunted house, twists & turns, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: devil, ambition, deal with the devil, ethics, law firm, hotshot lawyer, temptation, evil, lawyer, mentor, marital problem, sin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, southern usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 256K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, dark, tense, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, insomnia, murder, guilt, fbi, police corruption, small town, police detective, investigator, snow, blackmail, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Angel of Mine (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman grieving over the death of her daughter loses grip of reality when she begins to think her girl may still be alive.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: grief, little girl, insanity, loss of daughter, plot twist, desperation, family drama, suspicion, hopes, depression, stalking, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 150K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, lawsuit, law firm, divorce, guilt, legal, cover up, scandal, corruption, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, milwaukee wisconsin, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 47K
Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, corporate crimes, police investigation, manager, moral dilemma, dishonesty, downfall, corporate world, cover-up, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 978
Everybody Wins (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A seemingly good Samaritan hires a private detective to prove a teen sitting in prison on a murder charge is innocent. His investigation discovers deep corruption in a Connecticut town and finds the woman isn't everything she is pretending to ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, small town, legal, legal investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lies and Deception (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six years after her husband's suicide, Jean Bruckner is dumbfounded by the news that he has recently been murdered! With the help of a private investigator, she heads to Chicago to uncover the truth behind her spouse's charade. The deeper ...
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: private detective, doctor, faked death, widow, tarot card, female nudity, drug smuggling, brother sister relationship, strip club, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, warehouse ...
Place: canada, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.0
 86K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: clergy, supernatural, church, vatican, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, teachers and students, exorcism, seminary, power relations, supernatural ability, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Serpent's Egg (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World War I.
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: investigation, unemployment, cabaret, clinic, circus, suicide, politics, getting home, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, rise to the top, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, pre world war two
Place: germany, sweden, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.2
 270K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, rape, surveillance, corruption, deception, femme fatale, tragic event, domestic violence, suspicion, cover up, threat ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, domestic violence, life turned upside down, obsession, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, woman in danger, power relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 21K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, interrogation, autopsy, police, orphan, law enforcement, uncover truth, psychopath, who done it, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: cia, manhunt, fighting the system, political conspiracy, on the run, life turned upside down, uncover truth, espionage, who to trust, female partner, off the grid, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, middle east, vermont, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, haunted by the past, race against time, psychiatrist, danger, police investigation, crimes, criminal's revenge, confined, woman in danger, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, year 1991, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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