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Messages Deleted (2010)
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Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another murder...then another...then another. The killer has Joel's attention, and Joel has the attention of the police. Now the prime suspect in a series of murders, Joel discovers this psychotic killer has targeted him for a reason found within his body of work. Will Joel be able to re-write his ending, or be forced to pay the ultimate price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, answering machine, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, writer's life, frame up, deadly, protagonist as suspect, race against time, mystery, teacher, policewoman, kissing, cell phone, professor, teacher student relationship, phone booth, telephone call, telephone, revenge, plagiarism, screenwriter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, mystery, serial killer, danger and investigation mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Messages Deleted: Mysteria (2011), A Killer Upstairs (2005), Fatal Trust (2006), Flirting with Danger (2006), The Barber (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mysteria (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician's wife. The surrounding events ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, writer's life, neo noir, hollywood, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, deadly, down on your luck, mystery, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, legal, deadly, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.4
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Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mystery, psychopath, family relations, danger, crimes, deadly, small town, male female relationship, murder, night, doctor, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Flirting with Danger (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer begins a sordid fling with an attractive young woman whom he slowly begins to suspect to be a serial killer of men.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, fall in love, psychopath, bra, sex, police, lawyer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, small town, deadly, investigation, buried alive, barbershop, car wash, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, psychopath, serial killer, danger, deadly, law enforcement, murder, whodunit, crimes, stalking, gory, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.5
 373
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, danger, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, mystery, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.0
 323
Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, deadly, mind game, family relations, parents and children, crimes, teenage life, mystery, youth ...
Time: 90s
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71%
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Below Zero (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Jack (Edward Furlong) is in danger of missing a deadline, his manager orders him to take whatever measures are needed to complete his screenplay. Jack locks himself in a slaughterhouse freezer but discovers that his inner demons are keeping him ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: writer's life, losing-it hero, isolation, serial killer, confined, deadly, one last chance, race against time, danger, figment, gory, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 2.8
 2K
Blackwoods (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: She's an avid mystery lover and bookseller, for whom crime has been comfortably confined to the pages of her favorite novels-until a real-life murder turns a weekend of fun and games into a chilling whodunit...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, law enforcement, false accusation, frame up, murder, deadly, dishonesty, riddles and clues, who done it, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, missing person, danger, missing child, police detective, infidelity, vengeance, crimes, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 2.9
 103
Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, scary, bleak ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, amateur detective, serial killer, race against time, mystery, crime, crimes, deadly, investigation, forensic, apartment building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Carnal Innocence (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A famous violinist Caroline Waverly returns to her home town. A killer is on the streets, and Caroline may be a target for murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Ticking Clock (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Crimes of Passion (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Summoned (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
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Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 2.8
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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: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating, surprise ending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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63%
 6.0
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Fear X (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Canada, UK, Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, psychological, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Sister's Secret (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
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Murder Eleven (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose on the streets of Atlantic City. His ten victims are prostitutes, his methods are ruthless and yet his motives are unknown. Two embattled homicide detectives, Mayfield and Jesse, are in a race against time to catch this ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, mind bending
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61%
 5.1
 2K
Solstorm (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While in a party promoted by her chief and friend Måns Wenngren, the fiscal attorney, Rebecka Martinsson, receives a call from her former sister-in-law, Sanna Strandgård, telling that her brother and preacher Viktor was murdered, stabbed and with ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, mystery, serial killer, crime, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, danger, college student, assault
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
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Piggy (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
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Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.8
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Crowsnest (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In late summer of 2011, five young friends on a road trip went missing after being attacked by nomadic cannibals in a huge RV. Video was recorded by the victims & recovered by police as evidence in their still-unsolved murders.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: on the road, murder, isolation, survival, danger, confined, buddies, wilderness, mystery, deadly, friendship, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Accused at 17 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, prank, vengeance, law enforcement, mystery, disorder, police investigation, crime gone awry, dishonesty, murder, youth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Tenth Circle (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Jodi Picoult's best-selling novel, "The Tenth Circle" tells the powerful story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: parents and children, crimes, mystery, family problems, investigation, teenage life, life is a bitch, college, couples, family life, family relations, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
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Pavement (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samuel Browne is a tracker in Alaska. When his sister meets a grisly death in San Francisco, he goes there to hunt her killer. As more murders occur, police investigator Buckley Clarke reluctantly joins forces with Sam. The brass are convinced this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, animal life, deadly, mystery, obsessive quest, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, usa, south africa, san francisco, alaska
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