Movies like The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez

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The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez (1991)
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The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Featuring music instead of any dialogue and set in a near Kafkaesque future, this loose remake of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari follows a bureaucrat whom mysterious Dr. Ramirez and his hideous sidekick want as their latest victim.
Plot: distopia, death, telephone, city, doctor, insanity, threat, sanitarium, murder, surrealism, yuppie, sidekick, police officer, homelessness, crime scene, sunlight, dutch angle, dead rat, no dialogue

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, death, crimes, investigation, police officer, insanity and police mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez: Guilt & Sentence (2010), Sirens and Screams (2015), House under a Starry Sky (1991), Insomnia (2002), Intrusive Behavior (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Guilt & Sentence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The storyline is a thought-provoking drama of two lost and troubled individuals who are forever entwined after a traumatic event occurs. Janis, a twenty-year-old woman who is struggling with depression, takes the blame for Peter, who works as a ...
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, death, cigarette smoking, surrealism, conundrum
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Sirens and Screams (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Croatia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is shot in a continuous 78-minute take. The story takes place in a city ravaged by crisis, poverty and crime. The people who remained belong mostly to the low class, and they're struggling to survive through various criminal ...
Style: suspense
Plot: distopia, rich, surrealism, death, crisis, murder, night, poverty
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House under a Starry Sky (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Old scientist Bashkirtsev is very surprised to discover the possible contacts with other world...
Plot: jewish, absurdism, surrealism, monster, tragic event, death, murder, farce
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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: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, insomnia, investigator, murder, small town, guilt, fbi, investigation, police corruption, police detective, snow, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, united states, los angeles
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Intrusive Behavior (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Years after the institutionalizing and abandoning of their mentally unstable daughter, the Kilpatrick family becomes victim to mental instabilities of their own as their past comes back to haunt them.
Plot: police officer, insanity, fear, evil, court, death, tire iron, rape, blood, murder, investigation, craziness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list?
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dead woman, car accident, alcohol abuse, who done it, uncover truth, mystery, deadly, amateur detective, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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The Bricklayers (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When a worker is found murdered on the construction side, the investigation swiftly turns from things criminal to the political circumstances surrounding the building itself. Widespread corruption and neglect by the builder himself are seen to have ...
Plot: investigation, poverty, murder, death, janitor, corruption, police brutality
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: murder, death, on the run, police captain, falsely accused, murderer, police officer, murder of wife, false accusation
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The Rook (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Martin Donovan plays John Abbott, a church investigator looking into a murder. The world is similar to England in the mid to late 1800s but with odd touches such as primitive computers etc. The sets are similar to Brazil, as is the look of a lot of ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: surrealism, murder, police detective, machinery, shaved head, police officer, revolutionary, jazz, fictional country, horse and carriage, anachronism, printer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Flower with Petals of Steel (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wealthy surgeon Andreas Valenti accidentally kills one of his lovers, Daniella, with an unusual objet d'arte and covers it up by dismembering and disposing of the body never realizing he's being watched by a stalker the entire time. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, death, whodunit, doctor, mistress, lesbianism, female nudity, dead woman, murder victim, sex, accidental killing, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.5
 199
Les Abysses (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bourgeois family, who is harassed and humiliated, ruins their young maids without pay for several years.
Plot: murder of daughter, bourgeoisie, death of daughter, death of mother, maid, death, insanity, murder, sister sister relationship, broken dish, love, surrealism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, intellectual, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, investigation, private detective, mystery, deadly, mentally challenged, friendship, love, misfit, prostitute, americana ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Scarlet Dove (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Doctor Aitamaa is spending holiday with his family at their summer villa. He accidentally reads a letter that was meant to his wife. The letter is from another man. Aitamaa fallows his wife to the city and finds out that she has a lover. Later the ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: letter, crime scene, surgeon, older man younger woman relationship, lover, wanted, police interrogation, summer, married couple, murder investigation, high society, runaway ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Devils in Disguise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two roommates, Leila & Sandy, team up to kill Leila's sadistic boyfriend.
Style: dark, sexy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, jealousy, pregnancy, death, pregnant wife, sister sister relationship, miscarriage, pregnant woman, female sociopath, female psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Minute (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The clock is ticking towards The Last Minute, but no one knows it. No one except Billy Byrne - young, cool and talented, he's the Next Big Thing. At least that's what the London glitterazzi are saying, on the streets, in the clubs, in the ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic
Plot: rise and fall, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, obsession, friendship, murder, celebrity culture, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dormant (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Jordan Long is drawn in by government secrets as he investigates murders tied to late CIA Agent, Nigel Goodman.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, psychological thriller, contemplative
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Murder Once Removed (1971)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Australia, USA
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Silent Cry (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
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The Spiral Staircase (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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As Good as Dead (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Plot: body swapping, murder, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, black pantyhose, secret identity, brother, father, hospital, secret
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Blood Runs Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Wealthy, reckless Californian Julie Merriday, accompanied by her boyfriend Harry Lindsay, an attorney, narrowly avoids crashing into a motorcycle driven by young Ben Gunther. Ben temporarily abandons his damaged cycle and accepts a ride from Julie ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, heiress, accident, sailboat, deception, diary, lawyer, reincarnation, ancestor, swimming underwater, inheritance, chase ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Baskin (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Feature length version of the 2013 Turkish short film about police making a horrifying discovery in an apartment building.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: hell, nightmare, violence, accident, death, torture, police officer, insanity, survival, squad, posse, danger ...
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38%
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Savage (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's summer, somewhere in the Dordogne, young people disappear. The wildest rumors circulate, we are talking about a feline prowling. Laura, seeks to elucidate the mystery and meets Paul, a strange writer who attracts him as much as he scares ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 153
Jigsaw (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After inadvertently ingesting some sugar laced with LSD, a man wakes up with amnesia and in the middle of a murder plot.
Plot: amnesia, investigation, lsd, murder, death, government, blackmail, apartment
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Grand Piano (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: sniper, mystery, prodigy, musician's life, music, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, comeback, murder, pianist, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%