Movies like Border

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Border (2018)
 7.0
 27K
Border (2018)
Original name: Gräns
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a border guard with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers encounters the first person she cannot prove is guilty, she is forced to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.
Style: art house, rough, neurotic, bleak
Plot: troll, sadistic psychopath, border guard, child pornography, child molestation, father daughter relationship, baby, child abuse, deformity, body horror, animal cruelty, norse mythology, psychology, childhood trauma, human animal relationship, human becoming an animal, pedophilia, sex scene, customs officer, supernatural, sexuality, police, forest, female nudity, ambulance ...
Place: sweden, finland, eastern europe

Most similar movies to Border

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, investigation, brutality, police investigation and blood mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Border: Flocking (2015), Let the Right One In (2008), Mystic River (2003), The Girl Next Door (2007), Trade (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 685
Flocking (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a teenage girl reports a rape, her village ostracizes her and her family.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: family relations, youth, teenage life, society, life turned upside down, parents and children, social relations, village, friendship, mother daughter relationship, child's point of view, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: bullying, vampire, supernatural, friendship, loneliness, bully, deadly creature, hidden identity, mysterious character, youth, immortality, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 1700s, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 438K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, neo noir, bleak, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, police investigation, loss of child, child abuse, child molestation, death in the family, sexual abuse, child rape, innocence lost, loss of daughter, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, rough ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, crime, hacker, journalist, blow job, uncover truth, peril, unlikely relationship, amateur detective, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1950, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, australia, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, torture, child abuse, child molestation, sadist, cruelty, nudity (full frontal - brief), torment, helplessness, sister, suffering ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 17K
Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, sexual abuse, child rape, forced prostitution, child molestation, kidnapping, sex slavery, sex with a minor, sex slave, missing child, slavery, child pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, poland, mexico city, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Theresa & Allison (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this dark, depraved spinoff of the 21st Century Demon Hunter universe a one night stand turns disastrous as Theresa finds herself drawn into a world of inhuman savagery, all the while tempted by the beautiful and immortal Allison.
Style: captivating, bleak, suspense, rough, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian vampire, vampire, lesbian sex, female full frontal nudity, pillow talk, blood, rape, serial killer, female nudity, life is a bitch, urinating in fear, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 1K
The Lost Son (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Xavier Lombard is a world-weary private eye in London, in exile from his native Paris; his best friend is Nathalie, a high-class call girl. He gets a call from an old friend from the Paris police department, now a businessman whose brother-in-law is ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, private detective, pedophile, missing son, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, haunted by the past, profanity, deadly, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, mexico, england, latin america, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, murder, child murder, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, vigilante ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 2K
I, the Jury (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his secretary Velda, and partly helped, partly hindered by the Chief of Police, Pat ...
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, private detective, investigation, femme fatale, serial killer, murder, vengeance, dangerous attraction, who done it, voyeurism, couples, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.6
 1.5M
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, crime, master criminal, psychology, twists & turns, insanity, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, united states, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: investigation, rape, hacker, sexual abuse, strong female character, danger, crime, missing person, uncover truth, search, journalist, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s, 1960s ...
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, domestic violence, child abuse, investigation, maid, dysfunctional family, murder, island, abusive husband, anger, incest, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, murder, conspiracy, betrayal, military life, fighting the system, father daughter relationship, politics, mystery, military, reluctant partners, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 3K
Black Tide (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dany, the Arnault family’s teenage son has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective whose wife has just left him. The policeman investigates to find the missing teenager while he is ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, twist ending, bleak ...
Plot: father son relationship, police officer, alcoholic, missing child, forest, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, investigation, kidnapping, search, danger, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 46K
Cosmopolis (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Portugal, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo during a riot in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's life begins to crumble.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: bodyguard, billionaire, wall street, murder, downfall, losing-it hero, social decay, city life, on the road, lifestyle, taxi, hairdresser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 56K
The Pledge (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter's killer. Based on a story by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, murder mystery, promise, crimes, mystery, small town, obsession, law enforcement, track down, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 39K
Regression (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, false accusation, psychiatrist, nightmare, hospital, sexual abuse, police officer, investigation, crimes, paranoia, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 6K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crime, crimes, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), self defense, frame up, interrogation, twists & turns, hotel lobby, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 22K
Cruising (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, gay, murder, police investigation, gays and lesbians, psychopath, undercover, s&m, working undercover, crimes, crime, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Book of Revelation (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self.
Style: erotic, surreal, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, woman rapes man, sex slave, confined, kidnapping, kidnapped man, gang rape, captivity, uncover truth, vengeance, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 38K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, dealing with death, lovers apart, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, venezuela, colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 5K
False Trail (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Interrogator Erik Backstrom (Rolf Lassgård) is forced to return to his former home village to solve a murder mystery, in which the local polices and some hunters and even Erik's family seems to be involved. Soon, the conflicts are in full ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, countryside, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, graphic violence, police officer, police, husband wife relationship, hunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Monaco, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) start investigating, and soon find they are in way over their ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: amateur detective, obsession, murder, psychopath, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, danger, deadly, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, venice, europe, italy, vatican ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 2K
On the Doll (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On The Doll is a story of the victims of child abuse, and the pain it visits upon their later lives. With interweaving stories following victims and victimizers, the film depicts the variety of experiences of abuse.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sexual relations, sexual abuse, victim, youth, childhood trauma, high school, prostitute, drug use, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, disappearance, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, overbearing parent, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., paris france, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 40K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police corruption, child abuse, police brutality, police investigation, investigation, drug addiction, police detective, drug dealing, police shootout, drug overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 25K
Honeymoon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, neurotic, serious ...
Plot: honeymoon, forest, sleepwalking, woman in danger, couple relations, isolation, danger, couples, in the woods, transformation, mysterious event, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, cynical, mind bending ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, murder, mystery, prostitute, crime, danger, manipulations, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Earthquake Bird (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tokyo, Japan, 1989. Lucy Fly, a foreigner who works as a translator, begins a passionate relationship with Teiji, a mysterious man obsessed with photography.
Style: neo noir, suspense, bleak, atmospheric, exciting
Plot: love triangle, interracial romance, photographer, missing woman, female friendship, mysterious past, suspicion of murder, female protagonist, investigation, crimes, crime, job ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%