Movies like The Man Who Was Thursday

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The Man Who Was Thursday (2016)
 4.7
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The Man Who Was Thursday (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY is inspired by the existentialist novel of the same name by G.K. Chesterton (1908). The novel is considered a metaphysical thriller, and our film could be considered the same, though it also can be thought of in more classical cinematic terms a psychological and supernatural thriller.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, mysterious woman, secret society, seductress, danger, war, soccer, world war two, mental institution, supernatural, psychopath, soldier, masturbation, religious faith, suicide attempt, theft, alcohol, villain, catholic church, supernatural power, club, pope, catholic, arson, blood ...

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Most similar movies to The Man Who Was Thursday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, deadly and uncover truth mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Man Who Was Thursday: Terrible Angels (2012), The Lady Vanishes (2013), InSight (2011), The List of Adrian Messenger (1963), McBride: Dogged (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, danger, law enforcement, investigation, abduction, police detective, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, woman in danger, captivity, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, danger, amateur detective, mysterious character, fall in love, dishonesty, mystery, mind game, crimes, train, female protagonist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 1K
InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, crimes, supernatural, victim, investigation, danger, strong female presence, law enforcement, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A writer named Adrian Messenger believes a series of apparently unrelated "accidental" deaths are actually linked murders. He asks his friend Anthony Gethryn, recently retired from MI5, to help clear up the mystery. However, ...
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, british intelligence, investigation, mystery, danger, hidden identity, crimes, crime, plane crash, airport, disguise ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, legal, legal investigation, courtroom drama, mystery, dedicated lawyer, partners, murder mystery, crime scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.5
 431
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, parents and children, small town, small town life, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 590
Blackout (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Recovering from a nail gun shot to the head and 13 months of coma, doctor Pekka Valinta starts to unravel the mystery of his past, still suffering from total amnesia.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: conspiracy, attempted murder, rehabilitation, coma, recovery, amnesia, doctor, patient, police detective, investigation, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Personal Shopper (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.
Style: psychological, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: dead brother, ghost, spirit, medium, female protagonist, supernatural power, old house, spiritualism, supernatural, haunted house, haunted, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.8
 395
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, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, crimes, investigation, couples, love affair, deadly, uncover truth, obsession, chase, pursuit, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 2K
Intruder (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seo-jin is a widower still grieving his wife’s death. Then he receives the news that her long-lost younger sister, Yoo-jin, who went missing 25 years ago, has turned up. Unlike the rest of his family, who welcome her into their arms, Seo-jin feels ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, atmospheric
Plot: family, frame up, uncover truth, family relations, reunion, father daughter relationship, love, investigation, danger, murder, crimes, caper ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 558
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: apartment building, mystery, danger, deadly, crimes, murder, student, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, domestic disturbance, concierge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 42
Random 11 (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Prodigy detective Mitsuko Unagi is on the hunt for a notorious serial killer known only as "Eleven". 10 years earlier, on February 29th 2006, a series of murders began, involving 11 randomly selected victims killed simultaneously in ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, mass suicide, police investigation, murder investigation, murder, mystery killer, masked killer, obsession, danger, chase, violence, blood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, obsession, woman in danger, danger, serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, voyeurism, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 4K
Bad Match (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Singapore, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An internet-dating playboy's life spirals out of control after meeting a woman online.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense
Plot: female psychopath, online dating, obsession, danger, attorney, tied feet, bound and gagged, cell phone, sex on first date, nightmare, advertising agency, social media
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, death, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Haunting of Winchester House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A family moves in to look after the Winchester mansion for a few months, and soon find themselves terrorized by vengeful spirits. With the help of a paranormal investigator they'll unravel the mystery of the house.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, estate, nightmare comes true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, curse, murder, paranormal investigation, mystery, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Appearing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman once possessed by a mysterious entity uncovers a shocking secret about her past and must face the demon that is lurking inside of her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: danger, curses spells and rituals, small town, human host, supernatural, curse, standoff, evil, showdown, murder, deadly, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, disguise, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, chase, brutality, death, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Don’t Leave Home (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American artist’s obsession with a disturbing urban legend leads her to an investigation of the story’s origins at the crumbling estate of a reclusive painter in Ireland.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: investigation, urban legend, painter, supernatural power, supernatural, priest, missing child, painting, ghost, secret, uncover truth, danger ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: lesbianism, murder, serial killer, voyeurism, investigation, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, deadly, mystery, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 5K
8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian cunnilingus, kidnapping, pornographic video, crimes, investigation, couples, couple relations, blackmail, bondage, prostitute, who done it, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, hungary, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.8
 278
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. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, serial killer, stripper, amateur detective, working undercover, uncover truth, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, loss of sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 97K
The Guest (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, danger, mysterious character, ex soldier, family relations, family in danger, dishonesty, family problems, murder, killing spree, grief, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 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, psychological, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, seduction, murder, serial killer, killed during sex, police, investigation, danger, law enforcement, who done it, doctors and patients, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 175K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: occult, curses spells and rituals, devil, supernatural, collector, god or devil, danger, satanism, secret society, obsession, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, south of france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 778
Non-Stop (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mysterious emotional thriller about a woman who, after being left at the altar, has a brief liaison with a handsome stranger on a plane which ultimately puts her – and everyone else on the flight – in terrible danger.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: airplane, mystery, danger, dangerous attraction, disappearance, false identity, missing person, ritual, theft, woman in danger, losing-it hero, missing man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 457
The Collective (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jessica (Wynn Everett) travels to New York City to help her sister but she is nowhere to be found. As she delves into a world of darkness and lies surrounding a spiritually depraved community calling itself 'The Collective' with her friend ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: cult, cult leader, deception, escape, stalking, sister sister relationship, ritual, murder, investigation, missing sister, mystery, danger ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 1K
The Nursery (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When college freshman Ranae agrees to babysit for a family with a tragic past, her run-of-the-mill Saturday night quickly turns into a confrontation with unspeakable horror. Stalked by a sinister presence and haunted by ghosts from her own past, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: babysitting, supernatural, evil spirit, paranormal activity, evil force, standoff, exorcism, danger, showdown, paranormal investigation, haunted by the past, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A series of murders rock a dance academy in New York in which the mysterous directress, Candice, sets out to find the kiler, with a little assistance from a shady male model, named George, who has a hidden agenda for her as does she for him.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, dance studio, vengeance, mystery, investigation, crime, crimes, track down, gory, dancer's life, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 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: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police, deadly, supernatural, crimes, stalking, police investigation, amateur detective, mind game, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%