Movies and TV shows like Mr. Mercedes

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Mr. Mercedes (2017)
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Mr. Mercedes (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, stephen king, mother son incest, investigation, violence, psychopath, killer, mercedes benz, sociopath, cruelty, murder, murderer, stalker, female nudity, terrorism, single mother, autism, fire, bare breasts, animal cruelty, female full frontal nudity, female on male rape, male full rear nudity, incest, incestuous desire ...

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Most similar movies to Mr. Mercedes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, investigation and police investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Mr. Mercedes: Somewhere Between (2017), Eye Candy (2015), True Detective (2014), The Valhalla Murders (2019), The Lost (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Somewhere Between (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Laura Price, a local news producer in San Francisco, is helping the police to hunt down a serial killer. After the killer strikes close to home, a twist of fate allows a “Groundhog Day”-type reset, and Laura relives the week prior to the string ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, scary
Plot: serial killer, investigation, changing the past or future, murder, desperation, changing the future, second chance, mother daughter relationship, worried mother, race against time, killing spree, killings ...
Place: san francisco
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Eye Candy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, woman in danger, missing person, looking for love, love and romance, computers and web, crimes, deadly, murder, hacker, cybercrime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.9
 522K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: captivating, bleak, neo noir, tense, clever ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, serial killer, police detective, investigation, murderer, partners, partners against crime, crimes, murder, uncover truth, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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28%
The Valhalla Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An Oslo detective with a painful past returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer with a link to a mysterious photo.
Style: disturbing, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child abuse, serial killer, police investigation, murder investigation, murder, investigation, police corruption, police, danger, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, drug use, deadly, youth, rivalry, crimes, narcissism, violence ...
Time: contemporary
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45%
 7.4
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The Mantis (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder investigation, serial killer, haunted by the past, investigation, killings, police, sociopath, prison, strong female character, psychopath, maniac, mind game ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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44%
See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, police investigation, mind game, life is a bitch, rivalry, mystery, investigation, violence spree, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1965, year 1963 ...
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, manchester england ...
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43%
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, psychopath, true crime, chases and races, false accusation, obsession, uncover truth, courtroom drama, track down, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: utah, colorado, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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43%
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Chikatilo (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The history of the hunt for the worst serial killer in the USSR
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, homicidal maniac, cannibalism, murder investigation, sex maniac, pedophile, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath, serial murder, killing spree ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, investigation, private detective, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, mind game, murder, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 176K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: special agents, murder, fbi, crimes, crime, profiler, law enforcement, team, investigation, serial killer, forensics, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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42%
 6.7
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Slasher (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, friendship, crimes, survival, investigation, husband wife relationship, betrayal, prison, jealousy, teenager, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 27K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, riddles and clues, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
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Birthmarked (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of her mother, a young woman embarks on a hunt for several men, who appear to be connected by a piece of music, which she plays to each of them over the phone, before killing them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, rivalry, female assassin, serial killer, crime, female murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic
Plot: profiler, forensics, policewoman, police investigation, crimes, special agents, law enforcement, multiple suspects, danger, african american, ex military, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, missing person, mentally unstable, crimes, police investigation, mystery, witnessing a crime, danger, reluctant partners, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
To Catch a Killer (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: "To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, psychopath, police detective, murder, handcuffs, psycho, special agents, missing person, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, danger, law enforcement, deadly, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, fbi, investigation, conspiracy, prophecy, secret movement, supernatural, cult, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
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40%
Chasing Ghosts (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop takes on a rookie partner hoping to crack one last case before retiring. As the web of deception and lies unravels, ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, manhunt, psychopath, law enforcement, riddles and clues, track down, mystery, deadly, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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40%
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, uncover truth, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, who done it, law enforcement, manhunt, deadly, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
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Epitafios (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Epitafios is a 2004 13-episode, Argentinian crime fiction TV mini-series with the tagline: El Final Está Escrito ... The End Is Written. The series, which takes place in an unnamed South American city, was shot in Buenos Aires. The series was ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: psychologist, serial killer, murder, police, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, vengeance, danger, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, single parent, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
 172K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, partners, outsmarting, serial killer, crime, fighting crime, murder, special agents, psychic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, mystery, megalomaniac, crime, multiple suspects, mortician, police detective, track down, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, vigilantism, murder, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, battered wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 70K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: twist ending, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, profiler, police investigation, violence against women, missing person, forensics, who done it, crimes, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of dozens of teenage girls shakes Alto Hospicio community in northern Chile. The official version speaks of runaways from broken homes and an underworld of traffic, but the case hides a horror perhaps even worse: A murderer that ...
Style: suspense, macabre, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary
Plot: serial killer, murderer, psychopath, danger, killer, chases and races, sadism, characters killed one by one, graphic violence, torture, deadly, murder ...
Time: year 1990
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 9.0
 5K
The Other Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders alarm the police authorities, as strange symbolisms are traced to every crime scene. The eccentric professor of criminology Dimitris Lainis is asked to shed some light on the mystery.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police, investigation, greek mythology, police investigation, police detective, murder investigation, murder mystery, danger, psychopath, dishonesty, murderer ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%