Movies like Removal

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Removal (2010)
 4.7
 1K
Removal (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gothic horror meets industrial-strength cleaning products in this spine-tingler about a pill-popping cleaning service employee and a sprawling mansion with secrets of its own.
Style: scary, gothic, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crimes, mind game, losing-it hero, deadly, estate, witnessing a crime, hallucination, life is a bitch, split personality, suspicion, dark humor, gory, life turned upside down, domestic disturbance, suicide
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and scary films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, mind game, serial killer and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Removal: The Perfect Tenant (2000), The Barber (2014), Layla Fourie (2013), Below Zero (2011), Favor (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, mind game, mysterious character, split personality, psychopath, crimes, mentally unstable, chase, rivalry, danger, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, deadly, small town, investigation, hairdresser, baseball bat, car wash, barbershop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Layla Fourie (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, France, Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, receives a job assignment as polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust, lies and fear Layla soon becomes a suspect herself.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: casino, protagonist as suspect, life turned upside down, family relations, murder, single parent, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, suspicion, guilt, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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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: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Plot: writer's life, losing-it hero, isolation, serial killer, confined, deadly, danger, one last chance, race against time, figment, gory, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, buddies, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lethal Eviction (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A first time landlord purchases a run-down, rent-controlled apartment building in hopes of making a solid investment. Everything seems to be going smoothly until, one by one, the tenants begin to meet strange, untimely gruesome deaths.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, danger, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dual identity, landlord, insanity, twins, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, gory, psychopath, couples, stalking, crimes, mind game, deadly, danger, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, serial killer, deadly, psychopath, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, abduction, crimes, deadly, dealing with death, family problems, murder, death in the family, kidnapping, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 28
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Girl on the Train (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When documentary filmmaker Danny Hart boards a train at Grand Central Station he has no reason to expect anything more than a pleasant ride to upstate New York to interview the subjects for his latest project. But a chance encounter with a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: train, witnessing a crime, filmmaker, adultery, murder, investigation, disappearance, crimes, video camera, camera
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, deadly, truth or dare, danger, sex scene, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, scary ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
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Terror Trap (2010)
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Duration: 86 min.
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Duration: 99 min.
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True True Lie (2006)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
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Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
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Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Last Seen at Angkor (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Singapore
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
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The Inheritance (2011)
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five ambitious cousins set out on a family reunion during the dead of winter. The purpose of the retreat is to secure their inheritance, a fortune that dates back many generations. Upon their arrival, Uncle Melvin (Keith David) welcomes them with ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, mind game, police detective, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.4
 475
Goth (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two goth teenagers get caught up in a subculture of drugs, sex and murder after meeting a darkly savage woman with a taste for pain and deviance.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Child (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Simon Sachs, a terminally ill ten year old boy, claims to have been a serial killer in his previous life and apparently he can prove it. He leads a lawyer, Robert Stern to the locations of the bodies, who were killed long before Simon was born. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: legal investigation, serial killer, crimes, terminal illness, legal action, deadly, rivalry, legal, pedophile, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, pedophilia
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Imaginary Friend (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During her traumatic childhood with an abusive father, Emma relied on an imaginary friend for strength. She is now an artist struggling with mental illness living with her apparently loving husband, Brad. But when Emma's imaginary friend starts ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
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The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rock, survival, deadly, danger, gory, rave, teenage life, stalking, crimes, band, murder, rock band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, danger, deadly, crimes, stalking, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profiler, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.9
 389
Interference (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Martin Sanders (Andres Bagg), a socially awkward recluse whose only entertainment comes from eavesdropping on other people's private conversations, gets a shock when he overhears the devilish plottings of a serial killer who lives in his ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, deadly, danger, chases and races, gory, crimes, race against time, investigation, amateur detective, estrangement, police, split personality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Good People, Bad Things (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Good People, Bad Things is the story of a successful architect whose life drastically changes one night after he gets into a car accident. He is suddenly thrust into a world of crime and must fight for his freedom as he is blackmailed into becoming ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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