Movies like Lizzie 2018

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Lizzie (2018)
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Lizzie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman goes on a notorious ax-murdering rampage in Massachusetts at the turn of the century.
Style: suspense, based on true events
Plot: last will and testament, father daughter relationship, abusive father, axe murder, murder trial, prison, lesbian, gay, money, lawyer, friendship, violence, investigation, food, female nudity, train, photographer, trial, church, book, female friendship, sister sister relationship, gun, courtroom, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new england, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, blood, husband wife relationship, violence, drinking, investigation and death mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Lizzie: The Weight of Water (2000), Anesthesia (2015), Conviction (2010), Marshall (2017), Side Effects (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Weight of Water (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an ...
Style: psychological, sexy, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: incest, murder, investigation, infidelity, island, hanging, axe, mystery, journalism, destiny, amateur detective, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1870s, 2000s
Place: new hampshire, norway, usa, europe, new england ...
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 6.1
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Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Plot: murder, violence, stabbed to death, african american, cafe, death, newspaper, girl, drug use, judge, kitchen, teenage girl ...
Time: year 2008
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
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Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: convict, injustice, false accusation, lawyer, legal action, murder, fighting the system, prison, trial, innocence, courtroom, money ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 14K
Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Plot: lawyer, trial, racism, investigation, kidnapping, jewish, court, reading a newspaper, custody, african american protagonist, courtroom drama, juror ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: manhattan new york city, mississippi, grand central station manhattan new york city, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, clever, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, deception, depression, mental illness, psychiatrist, manipulation, obsession, mental institution, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Certain Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.
Plot: lesbian interest, flirting, loneliness, affair, dysfunctional relationship, tractor, female lawyer, brushing teeth, broken arm, small town, brother brother relationship, cafe ...
Time: year 1959, year 1966, 2010s, year 1918, year 1975
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 123K
Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, harsh, depressing ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, lesbian, destructive relationship, rape, tragic love, murder, death penalty, sexual abuse, mentally unstable, lawyer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, michigan, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
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The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, melancholic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, clue, police investigation, police detective, murder, missing woman, snowman, missing person, based on a novel, snow, winter, decapitation ...
Time: year 1945, year 2006, year 1989, 2000s, 2010s
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.4
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White Boy Rick (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: informant, fbi, war on drugs, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, arms dealing, culture clash, buddies, 15 year old, drug traffic, shooting ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1987, year 1984, year 1986
Place: detroit, michigan, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
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The Limey (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, gloomy, rough, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, revenge, neo noir, daughter, motel room, prison, suitcase, warehouse, stakeout, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 1960s, 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pacific ocean, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 22K
In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Plot: marijuana, revenge, racism, terrorist bombing, attack, prejudice, suit, covered in blood, screaming, red cross, fingerprint, spectacle ...
Place: germany, greece, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 168K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, sentimental
Plot: investigation, murder, violence, native american reservation, rape, forest, snow, fbi, friendship, mountain, forensics, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
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Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crime, twins, rise and fall, violence, brother brother relationship, mental illness, organized crime, husband wife relationship, violent, anti-hero ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melbourne, 1886. Two gentlemen climb into a hansom cab late one murky night. One man climbs out, the other travels on to St Kilda. On arrival, the driver finds the second man dead; murdered. The ‘high-society’ killing sends shockwaves through ...
Plot: murder, wedding, prayer, flashback, interview, money, cigar smoking, crying, father daughter relationship, servant, bathtub, men's club ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: melbourne, melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Paperboy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: death row, investigation, small town, injustice, dangerous attraction, crimes, reporter, prison, newspaper man, uncover truth, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, mystery, hidden identity, seduction, undercover, secret, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: suspense, based on memoir, factual, brutal
Plot: prison, prison escape, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, human spirit, rebelliousness, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction ...
Time: year 1969, year 1970
Place: south america, paris france, venezuela, france, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 222K
Changeling (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
Style: psychological, tense, sentimental, disturbing, heartbreaking ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, fighting the system, uncover truth, insanity, missing person, police, corruption, loss of son, desperation, trial, disorder ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, canada, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sadistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: child abuse, courtroom drama, childhood, vengeance, crime, torture, lawyer, haunted by the past, friendship, court, rape, urban ghetto ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
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The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: newspaper, murder, missing person, vandalism, investigation, sexual abuse, therapist, forensics, birthday, hitchhiker, prostitute, fire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Face of an Angel (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, crimes, journalism, murder investigation, snorting cocaine, breaking and entering, screenwriter, media frenzy, documentary filmmaker, midlife crisis, thirty something ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
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Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, fear, psychopath, obsession, mental patient, murder, pursuit, stalker, psychological thriller, mental illness, watching someone, psychiatric ward ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Consenting Adults (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.
Style: sexy, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: mate swapping, wife swapping, murder, betrayal, investigation, race against time, false accusation, frame up, crime, dishonesty, deadly, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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Hate Crime (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Robbie Levinson and Trey McCoy suddenly encounter intolerance and hostility at the hands of their new neighbor, Chris Boyd, the son of a fundamentalist preacher.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, police investigation, murder, gay bashing, gay, uncover truth, gays and lesbians, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, mystery, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 65K
The Iceman (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, arrest, organized crime, poisoning, mafia, notoriety, crime family, psychopath, hidden identity, merciless, lone hero, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964 ...
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden Took An Ax chronicles the scandal and enduring mystery surrounding Lizzie Borden, who was tried in 1892 for axing her parents to death. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensationalized stories ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, family relations, deadly, courtroom, legal, crime, crimes, slasher, psychological thriller, acquittal, exhumation ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Death in Granada (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca, who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, tense
Plot: investigation, injustice, fascism, murder, against humanity, artists and showbiz, crimes, idealism, deadly, dishonesty, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 1930s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: spain, europe, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 384K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, victim, paranoia, journalist, investigation, mystery, code, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 167K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: psychological, suspense, enigmatic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, obsession, lawyer, manipulation, courtroom drama, perfect crime, legal investigation, attempted murder, rivalry, hotshot lawyer, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 36K
Mother (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it's his mother's call whether to prove ...
Style: tense, stylized, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, arrest, innocence, lawyer, desperation, search, acupuncture, cell phone, rice, golf course, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: asia, korea, south korea, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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