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Messages Deleted (2010)
 5.0
 2K
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, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, answering machine, crimes, serial killer, vengeance, writer's life, frame up, deadly, protagonist as suspect, mystery, teacher, policewoman, professor, race against time, telephone call, telephone, revenge, phone booth, cell phone, kissing, plagiarism, screenwriter, teacher student relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, mystery, serial killer, investigation and danger mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Messages Deleted: Mysteria (2011), Flirting with Danger (2006), I Dream of Murder (2006), Crimes of Passion (2005), Four Jacks (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.8
 522
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: deadly, disorder, losing-it hero, artists and showbiz, mystery, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, life is a bitch, hollywood, neo noir, murder, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, fall in love, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, investigation, femme fatale, bra, psychopath, lawyer, police, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
I Dream of Murder (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out shrink willing to risk her marriage, her career and her entire ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: midlife crisis, serial killer, murder, deadly, investigation, power relations, doctors and patients, crimes, mystery, nightmare, dream, female psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Crimes of Passion (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While in competition for a job promotion, the female competitor sues her male counterpart for sexual harassment. Blackmail and murder follow closely behind.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: sexual harassment, femme fatale, murder, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, crime, mystery, workplace, deadly, power relations, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.9
 115
Four Jacks (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four guys plot revenge on the businessman who ripped them off.
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: restaurant, contests and competitions, mystery, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly, buddies, betrayal, murder, rivalry, criminal's revenge, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
McBride: Dogged (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, mystery, crimes, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, riddles and clues, investigation, courtroom drama, legal, text messaging, sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.4
 748
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: tense, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: crimes, one last chance, figment, danger, race against time, isolation, losing-it hero, artists and showbiz, writer's life, confined, gory, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.5
 99
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: serious, bleak, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, race against time, amateur detective, investigation, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, crime, dead woman on bed, autopsy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, investigation, track down, deadly, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, child abduction, distorted voice, foster home
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.8
 220
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, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, stripper, uncover truth, dealing with death, amateur detective, undercover, deadly, vengeance, ghost, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 828
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, deadly, slasher, haunted by the past, witnessing a crime, mystery, crimes, danger, woman in danger, education ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.9
 213
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, mind bending, serious, rough, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maggie returns to her hometown to dedicate a scholarship in her late husband's name. While there, she reconnects with old friends and comes to believe that her husband's death is tied to the mysterious deaths of several old classmates..
Style: serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, homecoming, high school life, mystery, crimes, school, deadly, couples, high school, stalker, black bra, bra removing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 205
Ties That Bind (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 463
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.6
 46K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.7
 373
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 3.5
 367
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: mind bending, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Good Mistress (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 142
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: chases and races, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, righting the wronged, frame up, murder, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Ticking Clock (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalism, investigation, crimes, chases and races, race against time, deadly, media, secret, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 298
Listen (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young woman thinks one of her neighbors in her apartment building is a serial killer and begins to suspect both her current boyfriend and former girlfriend of being the killer.
Style: sexy, sexual, mind bending, serious, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, couples, deadly, vengeance, who done it, sexual relations, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, best friends, breakup, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, mystery, partners against crime, crimes, crime, deadly, partners, law enforcement, murder, private detective, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Plot: amateur detective, murder, uncover truth, injustice, frame up, death row, law enforcement, false accusation, legal, mystery, private detective, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, antarctica, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: family problems, investigation, crimes, mystery, parents and children, college, family relations, teenage life, life is a bitch, couples, family life, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, rough, mind bending, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, partners, uncover truth, manipulations, price of justice, protagonist as suspect, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, false accusation, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
 1K
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, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: on the road, murder, escapades, mystery, crimes, wilderness, confined, buddies, deadly, friendship, friends, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%