Movies like Along Came a Spider 1970

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Along Came a Spider (1970)
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Along Came a Spider (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The widow of a scientist who was murdered by his colleagues goes undercover at the research lab where he worked to expose them.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: scientist, crimes, mystery, laboratory, experiment gone awry, intrigue, amateur detective, disorder, deadly, rivalry, uncover truth, frame up, undercover, murder, disguise, revenge
Time: 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about crimes, murder, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, crime and investigation mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Along Came a Spider: Mister Buddwing (1966), Caroline? (1990), Laws of Deception (1997), The Galíndez File (2003), The Two Mr. Kissels (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mister Buddwing (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: amnesia, mysterious character, chases and races, danger, mystery, life is a bitch, car chase, couples, disorder, couple relations, uncover truth, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Caroline? (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hallmark Hall of Fame presents the story of a mysterious woman claiming to be the deceased daughter of a rich man tries to solve the problems of his untrusting son and supposedly physically and mentally handicaped daughter. But one question stands ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, mystery, betrayal, mistaken identity, cons and scams, switching roles, haunted by the past, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
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Laws of Deception (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, orphan, mystery, crime, rivalry, vengeance, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
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77%
The Galíndez File (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, UK, Italy, Portugal, Cuba, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York, never heard from again. He had been working with the FBI and was about to publish a book critical of Dominican strongman, Trujillo. In 1988, ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, missing person, amateur detective, mystery, politics, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, price of justice, political corruption, political conspiracy, state affairs ...
Time: year 1988
Place: new york, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, mystery, dishonesty, couples, family relations, infidelity, couple relations, murder, deadly, crime, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, tommy gun, mafia, rivalry, unlikely criminals, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, crime, gangsters, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: unfulfillment, blind ambition, manipulations, dishonesty, crimes, rise and fall, ambition, manipulation, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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68%
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: infidelity, murder, love affair, couple relations, dangerous attraction, couples, life is a bitch, deadly, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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My Gal Sunday (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It was love at first sight for beautiful young lawyer Sandra "Sunday" O'Brien-Parker (Rachel Blanchard) and Henry Parker (Cameron Mathison), retiring White House Secretary of State, when Sunday's dad Danny (Jack Wagner), ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, investigation, danger, fighting crime, uncover truth, rivalry, murder, crimes, hitman, couple relations, race against time, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: murder, legal, disability, tough heroes, terrorism, small town, small town life, wrongfully committed, infidelity, vengeance, contests and competitions, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
3 Steps to Heaven (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bereaved woman adopts multiple disguises to track down the last three people to see her boyfriend before he died.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: mystery, gays and lesbians, crime, dishonesty, deadly, amateur detective, mentally unstable, obsession, cons and scams, murder, celebrity culture, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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In My Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marcus (Philip WInchester) wakes up in the middle of a cemetery half naked and has no idea how he got there. Urgent questions pound inside his head. "Where was I last night? Who was I with?" Marcus suffers from parasomnia, a rare sleep ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, disorder, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, murder, gory, sleepwalking, hallucination, support group, surprise party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Clouds of Witness (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, estate, deadly, who done it, crimes, crime, society, red herring, whodunit ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, dishonesty, murder, suspicion, crime, infidelity, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, haunted by the past, investigation, memory loss, family life, society, intrigue, family relations, flashback, rivalry, master and servant ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A dockworker seeking revenge on the killer of his sister finds himself the object of desire for two women.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, rape, obsession, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, mystery, investigation, love and romance, crimes, alcohol abuse, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, clever
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mystery, poison
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, mystery, false accusation, rivalry, wrong place wrong time, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, legal, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Rage to Live (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace Caldwell, a young Pennsylvania newspaper heiress living with her widowed mother, has trouble restraining herself when it comes to the amorous attentions of young men. As word starts to spread about her behavior, Grace becomes a major source of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, looking for sex, singleness, infidelity, couples, journalism, dishonesty, marriage, love, heiress, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The House on Garibaldi Street (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Israeli officials learn than Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann may be living in Argentina, they send a team of secret agents to apprehend him.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mossad, politics, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, heroes, undercover, confined, hostage, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: argentina, latin america, israel
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54%
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: georgia, usa
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53%
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30 Miles (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An act of kindness leads to the destruction of two lives in just thirty miles, when a hitchiker and his ride let down their guards and reveal intimate, dark secrets about their pasts
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary
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53%
Ants in the Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After languishing in a Barcelona prison for nearly a decade, a busted bank robber attempts to find the girl who made off with the cash in this suspenseful tale of revenge and betrayal starring Adriana Gil and Eduard Fernández. Ex-con Martin Losada ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, on the run, investigation, crimes, mystery, obsessive quest, cons and scams, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 50s
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Happy Here and Now (2002)
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Country: USA
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Story: When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, deadly, crime, private detective, custody, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, female detective, guardian, industrialist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles
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48%
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Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, surrealism, split personality, mentally unstable, mysterious character, danger, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, deadly, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
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47%
Bond of Silence (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A widow's forgiveness. A killer's remorse. Bond of Silence is the true life story of a shocking murder and the amazing bond that came from it. Katy and Bob live a perfect life in a small close knit town. He's a respected lawyer, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%